New Jersey Employment Law: The Art of the Job Description


New Jersey Employment Law: The Art of the Job Description

by Christina M. Michelson on July 16, 2012

While job descriptions are not required under New Jersey employment law, they are

useful legal tools, particularly when it comes to outlining the essential job function of a position. From a practical standpoint, job descriptions can also help set clear job expectations and help managers measure performance.

The most common misperception among employers is that job descriptions are only important in the hiring process. However, job descriptions play a significant role throughout the life cycle of an employee to substantiate salary decisions, disciplinary actions, disability accommodations, and terminations...

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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