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James Lee Fant

James Fant’s Legal Guides

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  • New Jersey Employment Law: Unused Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days

    If you have lost your job, there are a host of legal issues that you may confront. A common issue is whether you are entitled to compensation for vacation, personal, or sick days that you may have accrued during your employment. As discussed in detail below, your right to compens...

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  • Unpaid Sick Leave: NJ Family Leave Act and Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

    Although an employer is not required to provide paid sick time, a qualified employee is entitled to up to 12 weeks unpaid sick leave for both personal illness and care for close family members under a federal law known as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA for short) and the ...

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  • Unemployment Benefits and How They Affect Your Employment Claim

    Oftentimes the first question I am asked when I receive an inquiry from a person who has just lost their job is whether they are entitled to unemployment benefits. Generally, you are eligible for unemployment benefits if you (1) are a resident of New Jersey ; (2) have worked a...

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  • New Jersey Workers' Compensastion Overview

    The workers compensation law creates what is known as a no fault system, which means that traditional concepts of negligence or fault have no bearing on your eligibility for benefits.If you are injured at work or develop a condition that arises out of and occurred in the course...

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