A bill (A3924) was introduced in the Assembly on May 11, 2009 to overturn the recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision in Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County v. Board of Review, 197 N.J. 339 (2009), which held that striking employees were entitled to receive unemployment benefits when their strike did not cause a stoppage of work. A prior identical bill (A3782) was introduced in the Assembly in March 2009.

Note: This article was published in the June 2009 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority.


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