The Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the matter of Mahanoy Area School Dist. v. B.L., finding in favor of the high school student disciplined for her use of offensive language in a social media post made off campus, outside of school hours and away from the school’s premises.
If you represent, or are affiliated with a “contracting unit” which owns or operates a water supply facility or a wastewater treatment facility, that is subject to the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law (“LPCL”), you need to be familiar with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(gg); i.e., the “gg” exception.
As discussed in a prior Parker McCay blog post, over the past few years, the New Jersey Senate has introduced bills attempting to erode the protections afforded to businesses by post-employment restrictive covenants.
The ARPA provides $28.6 billion in grants designed to support the recovery of small and medium-sized food and beverages businesses.
On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed three expansive pieces of legislation that create the framework for the sale and consumption of recreational cannabis in the State. The new law creates a laundry list of action items that must be addressed by municipal governing bodies within specified time frames.
At the close of nearly one year of battling this virus, both healthcare facilities and their workers are now facing a new impending threat: civil litigation. This potential for an influx in medical negligence cases has been raising state-wide concerns over the applicability of professional liability insurance to COVID-19-related claims.
As business owners plan for employees to return to the office, many are wondering if they can require employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
While our community has been immunizing from COVID-19, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 immunity law. Retroactive to March 9, 2020, the law immunizes health care professionals and facilities for medical treatment claims related to COVID-19.
As we have previously discussed in other blog posts, the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) administered by the Federal government provides critical assistance and incentives for small businesses to keep their workforce employed as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the county.
The New Jersey Appellate Division issued a decision on January 12, 2021, in the matter of Chris Doe v. Rutgers University, which offers some clarity to the obligation of school districts to respond to certain Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) requests for student records.