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January 3, 2020New Federal Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees Is In Effect Now
The U.S. Department of Labor issued new rules establishing higher salary thresholds for employees to be exempt from overtime payments.
December 20, 2019New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs into Law Bill Banning Hair Discrimination
On December 16, 2019, New Jersey has passed the Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act.
December 19, 2019Construction Coverage - Triggering the Additional Insured Obligation When the Subcontractor Is Immune From Suit
Construction site owners and contractors can find it difficult to secure bargained-for additional insured coverage when the plaintiff is the subcontractor’s employee and subject to the worker’s compensation bar.
December 10, 20193 NJ Cases Weigh Anti-Discrimination Law And Land Use
Several recent decisions from the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the New Jersey Supreme Court and Appellate Division have offered guidance on the interplay between land use development applications, real estate purchase and sale contracts and federal state anti-discrimination laws.
December 6, 2019Keeping the Holidays Merry: A Checklist for Your Next Office Party
The winter season is here, and with that comes a staple of the holiday season: workplace parties. Although such festivities are wonderful opportunities to network and celebrate with colleagues, employers should be aware of the various risks related to such events, especially if alcohol will be served.
November 27, 2019Cyberinsurance Update 2019: Misdirection Abounds
This year saw courts consider the scope of cyberinsurance coverage for claims involving the hacking of emails and the manipulation of search terms in online advertising..
November 25, 2019New Jersey Cannabis Counsel: New Jersey Voters Will Decide on Legalized Cannabis in 2020
Alex Banzhaf discusses the decision by N.J. lawmakers to disband the effort to legalize recreational cannabis via legislation and put the question before voters during the 2020 election.
October 31, 2019Trending Law Blog: Twitter Required to Litigate in Virginia Rather than California
October 25, 2019Expecting a Baby? What You Need to Know About New Jersey’s Expansion of Family Leave and Temporary Disability Benefits
Vince Cirilli explores the two new laws that will help those who are expecting a new child by streamlining and improving family leave and temporary disability benefits.
October 18, 2019Bill that Would Enable Banks and Insurance Companies to Provide Services to the Cannabis Industry Passes the House; Heads to the Senate
Rob Vacchiano discusses the advancement of the SAFE Banking Act.