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August 10, 2022New Jersey Cannabis Counsel: New Jersey Enacts Bill Permitting NJEDA to Make Financial Incentives Available to Certain Cannabis Businesses
In a recent post by New Jersey Cannabis Counsel, Justin Calta and Nino Coviello discuss the new way certain cannabis entrepreneurs in New Jersey can secure financing in the State of New Jersey.
July 25, 2022EEOC Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidance for Employers
Viral Screening Tests are Not Per Se Permissible in the Workplace under the ADA and Must be Job Related and Consistent with Business Necessity
July 19, 2022Estate Planning Checklist: Something to Consider Before Sending Your Child Off to College
Before you pack the car and bring your student to their new home at college, there is an important bit of estate planning each family should consider.
July 13, 2022The Saiber Construction Law Column: June 2022
In a recently decided case, New Jersey’s Appellate Division looked at the plain language of a subcontract and, after doing so, rejected a contractor’s defenses to avoid paying subcontractors who had performed all of their work pursuant to the subcontract and who sued to be fully paid.
July 7, 2022Bringing it all Back Home: Cannabis and Zoning
New Jersey’s recreational cannabis market is finally here and in full swing. As the market continues to grow, cannabis license applicants must consider how zoning will impact their contemplated business operations in any given New Jersey municipality. In short, although a license may permit you to operate a cannabis business, zoning will dictate where, when, and “how” - - that is, what conditions are attached to your operation.
June 24, 2022EPA Announces New Drinking Water Advisories
On June 15th, the EPA issued four drinking water health advisories for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances including PFOA, PFOS, GenX and PFBS. PFAS are widely used, long lasting chemicals, typically resistant to water, oil and heat and commonly used in many consumer, commercial and industrial products, including plastics, rubber and wire insulation.
June 8, 2022Non-Disparagement Clauses Held Enforceable in New Jersey Employment Settlement Agreements
The New Jersey Appellate Division draws a distinction between prohibited non-disclosure provisions and enforceable non-disparagement provisions
June 2, 2022Justice Department and EEOC Caution the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Make Employment Decisions
Employers should be aware that AI and other software tools may result in unlawful discrimination against people with disabilities in violation of the American with Disabilities Act
May 26, 2022Pay Transparency Law Requires Employers to Include Salary Ranges in NYC Job Postings
Employers have until November 1, 2022, to plan for and comply with New York City’s recently amended pay Pay Transparency Law that requires employers to include salary ranges in all listings for job openings in New York City.
April 27, 2022New York Employers Must Notify Employees of Electronic Monitoring
On November 8th, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law an amendment to the New York Civil Rights Law that requires employers with offices in New York to notify employees of any electronic monitoring.