A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would protect New Jersey employees from being punished by their employers if they are unable to get to work during a declared state of emergency.

The bill, proposed by state Sen. Peter J. Barnes III, would prevent employers from requiring employees to use any sick, vacation, personal or other leave during a state of emergency.

“When the state...

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