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Nov 30, 2018

Don’t Forget the Do’s and Don’ts of Company Holiday Parties!

Here is an oldie but goodie post from last year that we thought we’d share again. ‘Tis the season!

With the holiday season in full swing, we thought we would remind everyone about the “do’s and don’ts of company holiday parties.”  Here is an article published last year in NJ Business Magazine in which our own Pat Collins provides insight on some of the things that employers must be aware of when hosting the office party.  » Read More

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

Apr 12, 2018

Breakfast with Pat: Navigating the Hiring Process

Pat Collins led the first session of our 2018 Labor & Employment Breakfast Series this morning with a seminar on Navigating the Hiring Process.

Pat spoke to a crowd of  fifty HR Professionals and attorneys on employment applications, screening candidates, interviews, background investigations, pre-employment testing, hiring, and job descriptions. » Read More

Mar 08, 2018

Electronic Delivery of Arbitration Agreements: Make Sure You Have Proof of Assent

Craig Schmell was a Senior Vice President with Morgan Stanley in Red Bank, New Jersey, until his termination of employment in October 2017.  Schmell filed a federal lawsuit claiming his firing constituted discrimination based on his status as a recovering addict. » Read More

Mar 08, 2018

IN THE NEWS: Business Owners Discuss Ways to Identify, Prevent Sexual Harassment

The “#metoo” movement is here to stay.  In just over four months, it has become a game changer in the field of sexual harassment and social norms in the American workplace.  Not only have many prominent individuals and their employers already been affected, it is only a matter of time before this powerful social movement takes a firm root in all businesses, both small and large. » Read More

Dec 05, 2017

Healthcare, Hospitals, and Immigration: The Need to Access the Global Medical Professional Workforce with Ease

Every healthcare organization has two essential requirements: (1) continuous access to qualified talent; and (2) continuous access to significant numbers of that talent.  Hospitals clearly need a lot of employees.  To meet these demands, today, more than ever, hospitals and other healthcare providers call on international medical graduates, international students educated in medicine in the United States, global researchers in every practice of medicine, and world-renowned specialists in countless professions. » Read More

Nov 30, 2017

The Do’s and Don’ts of Company Holiday Parties

With the holiday season in full swing, we thought we would remind everyone about the “do’s and don’ts of company holiday parties.”  Here is an article published in NJ Business Magazine in which our own Pat Collins provides insight on some of the things that employers must be aware of when hosting the office party.  » Read More