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Jun 19, 2018

The Importance of Maintaining Detailed Job Descriptions

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a plaintiff’s failure to accommodate claim even though the underlying facts were overly sympathetic to the plaintiff. Sepulveda-Vargas v. Caribbean Restaurants, LLC, No. 16-2451 (1st Cir., April 30, 2018). » Read More

Dec 15, 2017

Santa’s Naughty List Continues to Grow

Well, the sun came up again today and, naturally, we woke up to more headlines involving sexual harassment in the workplace.  This time, three on-air commentators from the NFL Network have been suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment by a former co-worker, Jami Cantor.  » Read More

Dec 15, 2017

Santa’s Naughty List Continues to Grow

Well, the sun came up again today and, naturally, we woke up to more headlines involving sexual harassment in the workplace.  This time, three on-air commentators from the NFL Network have been suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment by a former co-worker, Jami Cantor.  » Read More

Feb 17, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court’s New Decision On Harassment In The Workplace – What Employers Need To Know

On February 11, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court rendered the decision in Aguas v. State of New Jersey, _N.J._, No. 072467 (2015), in which the Court addressed two significant issues that frequently arise in hostile work environment sexual harassment claims: (1) what impact does an employer’s anti-harassment policy have on such claims, and (2) what is the definition of a “supervisor” in these cases?   » Read More

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