Keeping Montclair Residents Informed

COVID-19 Update:
New Legislation
Dear Resident,

Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation which expands protections of the Family Leave Act to allow employees forced to take time off to care for a family member during the COVID-19 outbreak with up to 12 weeks of unpaid family leave in a 24-month period without losing their jobs.

Under the bill, employees will be eligible for leave to care for a family member as a result of an epidemic of a communicable disease, or efforts to prevent spread of a communicable disease. These job protections will extend to employees requiring leave to provide care or treatment for their child if the child's school or place of care is closed in response to a public health emergency.

“New Jerseyans should not have to make a decision between caring for a loved one with COVID-19 and keeping their job,” said Governor Murphy.

“Our state is already home to the nation’s most comprehensive Family Leave Act, and it’s only right that we expand these protections to meet the unprecedented health crisis we are facing.”

Read the full article on Governor Murphy's website here.

For the latest information on COVID-19 from the State of New Jersey visit the nj information hub or text njcovid to 898-211.

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I hope you and your families are safe and healthy during this challenging time, and that you have the resources to continue staying home and following social distancing directives.

The health and well-being of our residents is our priority. We want to ensure you are accurately informed and empowered with the tools and knowledge to tackle this challenge calmly, with coordination.
Thank You,

Sean M. Spiller
Montclair's Third Ward Councilman
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Municipal Court

By the March 27, 2020 Order of Chief Justice Stuart Rabner, all Municipal Court sessions are suspended through April 26, 2020.  During this time period, certain (emergent) Municipal Court matters will continue to be handled by Municipal Courts, consistent with the Chief Justice’s March 14, 2020 Order. 

Price Gouging

Remember - price-gouging is ILLEGAL. New Jersey has zero tolerance for price gouging related to COVID-19. If you suspect unfair price hikes on products like hand sanitizer or cleaning products, alert the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs at 973-504-6240, or ONLINE.

Mental Health

Struggling with your mental health and well-being during this experience?


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