Category Archives: Litigation

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – S.3548

Background Today, March 27, 2020, Congress passed the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act" (CARES ACT) for approval by President Trump. The bill includes a lending program for small business and targeted relief for hard-hit industries impacted by the COVID-19 national emergency. A summary of the legislation follows. Summary The bill includes a $350…
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Important Dates For Sexual Harassment Prevention

All New York State Employers.  Effective October 9, 2018, all New York State employers must implement sexual harassment policies and training.  Highlights from recent draft guidance issued by the State, which will be subject to public comment through September 12, 2018, are as follows: Policy Requirements (Eff. Oct. 9. 2018): Content of Policies - Sexual…
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Toys R Us Employee Protests, At the Intersection of Employment and Bankruptcy Law

News of protests among the 33,000 Toys R Us employees impacted by the retail giant’s bankruptcy grabbed headlines last week. The Wayne, New Jersey-based institution announced the immediate closure of nearly 200 stores upon filing for bankruptcy last fall, and liquidation sales at the remaining 700+ stores are well underway. Employees are outraged by their…
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The New Jersey Equal Pay Act – Effective July 1, 2018

On July 1, 2018, the Diane B. Allen New Jersey Equal Pay Act will go into effect.  If you have employees, you need to know about this important new law and what it might mean for you and your business. For more information please read Lauren Paxton's Article:  Equal Pay Act - Just the FAQs For…
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