Category Archives: Employment

Defined Terms? Fuhgeddaboudit!

In September 2016, the Oxford English Dictionary (“OED”) added the word “fuhgeddaboudit”, among others, as part of its quarterly update.  The term is defined as: “In representations of regional speech (associated especially with New York and New Jersey): ‘forget about it’, used to indicate that a suggested scenario is unlikely or undesirable.”  However, anyone who…
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Who Owns Business-Related Social Media Accounts?

A company’s social media page, profile and accounts (and its followers and other connections) are generally considered to be valuable business assets. Recent court decisions illustrate the importance of clear policies and procedures to address ownership and appropriate use of business-related social media assets. While most businesses recognize the importance of maintaining a minimum Internet…
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The Seven Things Employers Must Know Regarding Reasonable Accommodations For Disabled Or Pregnant Employees

The Federal Americans with Disabilities Act, the New  Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation Law each impose significant obligations on employers, who are required to provide reasonable accommodations to employees. There is a considerable amount of confusion on the part of many New Jersey employers as to their obligation to…
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