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NJ Division of Workers’ Compensation announces closing for COVID-19

The New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation announced today that it will close for three (3) weeks as part of the State’s ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  This suspension of workers’ compensation court proceedings will begin on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and continue through Friday, April 3, 2020.  All matters… Read More »

Coronavirus

https://hbr.org/amp/2020/03/8-questions-employers-should-ask-about-coronavirus 

NJ State Judges ruled Companies to Pay for Employees’ Medical Marijuana While on Workers’ Compensation

Many employers have argued whether medical marijuana issued to patients receiving workers’ compensation should be reimbursed and if it violates federal law. New Jersey state judges recently ruled that companies will have to pay for employees’ medical marijuana while on workers’ compensation and that reimbursement does not break federal law in terms of possessing, manufacturing,… Read More »