Federal and New Jersey laws provide legal rights and protections to New Jersey employees through anti-discrimination laws, protected medical leave rights, whistleblower retaliation protection and other employment laws. The Smith Eibeler Employee Resources was created to inform New Jersey employees of their legal rights and to provide access to the many legal resources that can be found on the internet. After reviewing our website, if you have a question about whether a potential workplace situation is in violation of federal or state law, please contact us to discuss the specific facts of your potential matter with one of our New Jersey employment lawyers.GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES
United States Department of Labor
Department of the federal government for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics.
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
National Labor Relations Board
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector.
United States Social Security Administration
The independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
United States Department of Health and Human Services
The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation.
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Responsible for promoting economic growth, job creation and providing crucial services to the workers and employers of the state.
New Jersey Division of Unemployment Insurance
Providing temporary partial wage replacement to support workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own, enabling employers to maintain attachment to a trained workforce, and stabilizing the economy during cyclical downturns.
New Jersey Appeal Tribunal
The Appeal Tribunal is the first appellate level within the Department of Labor and Workforce Development for deciding unemployment and disability (state plan and DDU) insurance benefit disputes.
New Jersey Division of Wage and Hour Compliance
The Division of Wage and Hour Compliance enforces labor laws that address conditions of employment and the method and manner of payment of wages.
New Jersey Division of Workers Compensation Law
The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) is responsible for the administration of the NJ Workers' Compensation Law, N.J.S.A. 34:15-1 et seq., and the disposition of disputes raised under it.
New Jersey Division of Temporary Disability Insurance
The Division of Temporary Disability Insurance is responsible for administering temporary disability benefits to New Jersey workers should they become disabled due to non-work related illness or injury.
New Jersey Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health
Administers and enforces a wide variety of laws providing employees with safe and equitable working conditions; and protecting the public from various hazardous business operations.
Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network
New Jersey's virtual One-Stop, offers on-line services to workers and employers to build NJ's Workforce for the 21st Century.
New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) provides services that enable individuals with disabilities to find jobs or keep their existing jobs.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, 3rd District
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
The Federal Judiciary website
New Jersey Supreme Court
New Jersey Appellate Division
New Jersey Courts Online
New Jersey Division of Unemployment Benefits
Link to application for a new unemployment claim or reopen an existing claim
Division of Temporary Disability Insurance
Link to application for temporary disability benefits
New Jersey Family Care
Link to application for low cost or no cost health insurance program for New Jersey kids and eligible low-income parents
Volunteer New Jersey
Volunteer New Jersey is a partnership between the Association of New Jersey Volunteer Centers and the State of New Jersey Governor's Office of Volunteerism whose goals is provide New Jersey residents with immediate access to information about community needs where they work and live and to provide New Jersey not-for-profit organizations with a place to register their volunteer needs.
Corporation for National and Community Service
Provides grants and training and technical assistance to developing and expanding volunteer organizations
Online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in your community and creating your own volunteer project.