In what may be the first of several similar lawsuits over mandatory employee vaccination policies, plaintiff Kenya Lawton claims that his former employer, a New Jersey hospital, terminated his employment as a painter after he refused to take an... Read More
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Healthcare providers in the state of New Jersey face an increasing risk of defending allegations of sexual misconduct following the “Me-Too” movement and the recent passage of Attorney General Administrative Executive Directive No. 2021-3.  In... Read More
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Over the past several months, many clients have reached out to us with questions like, can an employer require their employees to take a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment? According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as... Read More
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As all providers know, healthcare is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States.  Unfortunately, failure to abide by these regulations may have far more wide-reaching impacts on a physician and a physician’s practice than... Read More
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Restrictive covenants in employment agreements are a critical tool utilized by employers to impose post-employment restrictions on their employees. Restrictive covenants are enforceable to preserve and protect the employer’s confidential... Read More
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New Jersey businesses are governed by some of the most comprehensive employment laws in the country. Employers in regulated sectors must pay even more attention to their actions to avoid allegations of wrongdoing by their employees.  Employers must... Read More
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On July 1, 2020, expanded Family Leave benefits went into effect for New Jersey employees. According to Governor Phil Murphy, who signed the changes into law February 2019, the expansion ensures that workers are no longer “forced to choose between... Read More
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On Monday April 6, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced details of its COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program (SBEALP.) The SBEALP allows a New Jersey business with annual revenues up to $5 million that... Read More
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