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OSHA, ERISA, FMLA: Government Resources
Occupational Health and Safety Administration
A government agency, created by the Occupational Health Safety Act of 1970, to set and enforce standards for healthy and safe working conditions. Good source of statistical data and compliance publications.
DOL: Employment Law Guide- Family and Medical Leave
A guide from the US Department of Labor, detailing the Family and Medical Leave Act, who it covers, what it protects, and how it is enforced.
ERISA: Health Resources for States
A list of information and commentary resources on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
NJ Division of Wage and Hour Compliance
Part of New Jersey's Department of Labor and Workforce Development; includes text of relevant state wage law, and guides to filing a wage claim.
Family Leave Insurance (NJ)
"Under the Family Leave Insurance provision of the New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law, cash benefits may be payable for up to six (6) weeks to bond with a newborn or newly adopted child or to provide care for a seriously ill family member. "
Labor and Worklife Program (Harvard Law School)
"The Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) is Harvard University’s forum for research and teaching on the world of work and its implications for society. Located at the Harvard Law School, the LWP brings together scholars and policy experts from a variety of disciplines to analyze critical labor issues in the law, economy, and society." Handles issues such as family leave and worker's compensation.
Work Life Law Center
"A nonprofit research and advocacy group devoted to women's advancement and to improving work/life balance for everyone--men as well as women. "