Under a bill recently signed into law, New Jersey employers cannot force workers to obey nondisclosure agreements when they settle a sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination claim. The support for this legislation was overwhelming in the Legislature as well as from Governor Murphy who signed it into law.
Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.
Winter weather in our state brings snow and ice, creating dangerous driving and walking conditions. Icy sidewalks, outdoor stairs, and street crossings are hazards that can cause serious injury from slip and fall accidents.