Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Equal Pay Bill on April 24, 2018. As a reminder, this bill strengthens protection for women and minorities against employment discrimination, and promotes equal pay for all protected groups.
Judge Meloni discusses how to initiate and prepare for a mediation in the second installment of the Alternative Dispute Mediation blog.
Shareholder and Chair of the Employment and Labor Department, Elizabeth M. Garcia discusses the new law regarding employee innovators and inventors that took effect this month.
Associate, Sarah Tornetta discusses a recent New Jersey law that establishes requirements for school districts when using physical restraints and seclusion techniques.
Municipal and Government attorney, George Morris explains how to retain and destroy public records properly and avoid liability.
Confidentiality or Nondisclosure Agreements (“NDA’s”) have captured public attention due to current events. From stories involving Harvey Weinstein’s use of NDA’s to conceal his decades-long pattern of sexual assault, to USA Gymnastics’ use of NDA’s to quietly settle matters regarding abuse at the hands of team doctor Larry Nassar, NDA’s have been a central feature in recent national headlines. And while much of the public conversation in the #MeToo era has focused on criticizing the use of NDA’s to silence victims of assault and harassment, there are plenty of legitimate (and non-nefarious) reasons to use NDA’s. The reality is that, for many businesses, they are an essential part of participating in the modern economy.