With new amendments to the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) signed into law last month, New Jersey became the third state in the country to prohibit discrimination against a person’s hair style.
In a procedural decision which some are viewing with surprise and which others are viewing as a civil rights victory, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving transgender students using the bathrooms and locker facilities that align with their gender identities.
For employers and small business owners, employee sick time is no sneezing matter. At least one study suggests that employees who come to work sick cost the country over $160 billion dollars in lost or lowered productivity.
An employee's disclosure of salary information might violate workplace rules, but firing an employee for that disclosure might violate the Equal Pay Act.
Andrew Li discusses the Open and Public Meetings Act, and how it affects the New Jersey School Boards Association Workshop coming up later this month.
Opioid antidotes are now required to be on-hand at public and private high schools in New Jersey. Attorney Andrew Li discusses.
Recess is now mandatory in New Jersey public schools. Attorney Andrew Li explains.
In this latest entry to the Public Schools and Education Blog, attorney Andrew W. Li discusses how the New Jersey Supreme Court found that -- for public employers – sometimes there can be too much Rice.
Public Schools and Education attorney Andrew Li talks about the new Paid Sick Leave Act and how it could affect school districts and some of their employees.