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Introduction: A recent U.S. District Court of New Jersey court decision provides additional insight on what factors may affect whether employers are subject to personal jurisdiction in unintended forums by virtue of their employment of…

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Introduction: The rights of employees who are, or may become pregnant across the United States were recently expanded with the implementation of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”). The PWFA became effective June 27, 2023,…

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Excessive fees and abuse of discretion were the hot topic of the recent unreported decision in the Appellate Division.  In Garzon v. Morris County Golf Club, A-1100-21 (App. Div. December 23, 2022), the Appellate Division agreed…

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In January, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new rule that would prohibit employers from entering into, attempting to enter into, or maintaining a non-compete clauses with their employees.  The FTC has preliminarily found…

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On January 10, 2023, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 4768. Pursuant to the bill, the Legislature’s rather significant amendments to New Jersey’s WARN Act—formally titled the “Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job…

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The facts of Safet Saiti v. Garden Homes, A-1328-20, decided October 11, 2022, are simple. On September 3, 2020 an Order for permanency was entered in favor of petitioner. For reasons unknown, payment was not…

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On October 28, 2022, the Appellate Division issued its decision in  Robert Alam v. Ameribuilt Contractors, A-2114-21, approved for publication that same day. We congratulate the Workers’ Compensation team here at Brown & Connery which…

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On June 1, 2022 the Appellate Division decided the case of Lindell v. W.H. Industries, Inc., A-1815-20. This decision affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of three separate Claim Petitions filed by petitioner for incidents of…

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On Thursday, February 10, 2022, Congress approved legislation that bars the use of forced arbitration to address sexual harassment and abuse claims in the workplace, entitled Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment…

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The unreported Appellate decision in Townsend v. New Transit, A-0559-20, decided February 2, 2022, should now be required reading for all pro se litigants. Claude Townsend, a bus driver for New Jersey Transit, was involved…

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