Things to Know

Dependent Eligibility Audit

NJ Local 262 is conducting a dependent eligibility audi. Please review this letter and provide the requested documents by 4/1/18. If you do not provide the documents described by the deadline, your dependents' coverage will be terminated...Read the Dependent Eligibility Audit Letter


Weingarten Rights

You have a right to Union representation - If you are called into a meeting with management and you believe that the discussion could, in any way, lead to you being disciplined or terminated, or affect your personal working conditions - then you have a right to union representation. This is called your Weingarten Rights...Read More


Workers' Compensation

There are 3 types of work-related injuries:

  1. Specific: occurring from one accident.
  2. Cumulative: caused by repetitive activities over time.
  3. Occupational Disease: due to exposure to hazardous substances or conditions on the job. Read More


Wage and Hour Laws

The FLSA requires employers to: pay at least the Federal minimum wage - $7.25 an hour - to all covered non-exempt employees for all hours worked; Pay at least one and one-half times the employees' regular rates of pay for all hours worked over 40 in the workweek; Comply with the child labor standards; Comply with the record-keeping requirements... Read More


Unemployment and Gross Misconduct in NJ

If you were fired or discharged from your job because you did something that was not in the best interests of your employer, you may be disqualified from collecting benefits. This kind of discharge is known as "misconduct." There are three types of misconduct... Read More


Family Medical Leave Act

If you have worked for more than 12 months for your employer and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12 months prior to the start of your leave, you are eligible to take FMLA leave... Read More


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