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Nov 15, 2018

Register Now for Our 2018 Hot Topics Seminar!

The last in this year’s series of complimentary breakfast seminars will  feature a panel of speakers presenting in-depth on five emergent topics, which include:

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Jul 31, 2018

Register for Our Upcoming Seminar, Protecting Confidential & Proprietary Information!

Please join us for the third session of our complimentary 2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series, “Protecting Confidential & Proprietary Information.”

Patrick T. Collins will review non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure forms, and state and federal laws protecting proprietary information. » Read More

Jul 26, 2018

Annual Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Now Required in New York

While our news apps and smart phone feeds tell us about prominent individuals and “big businesses” that have been besieged by sexual misconduct allegations, we know that small and mid-sized businesses may be subject to substantial liability for the actions of their principals and employees.  » Read More

Feb 21, 2018

Wait….Does Your At-Will Disclaimer do its Very Important Job?

Human resource professionals and employment lawyers know the importance of an at-will disclaimer in employee handbooks and offer letters.  These disclaimers have existed for years, and they are often glossed over because they were drafted, reviewed, and placed in several older iterations of the handbooks or offer letters. » Read More

Mar 29, 2017

Jury Waiver And Arbitration Agreements Require Specificity

A recent New Jersey Appellate Division decision once again highlights the specificity required to enforce jury waivers or agreements to arbitrate employment disputes.  In Noren v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. (App. Div. 2017), Plaintiff signed an employment agreement containing a jury-waiver provision stating that the parties “irrevocably waive any right to trial by jury in any suit, action or proceeding under, in connection with or to enforce this Agreement.”  Plaintiff was subsequently terminated and filed suit against the Defendant employer for breach of contract and violation of New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”).  » Read More