Last year, we discussed a law that was proposed in New Jersey that would ban the placement of criminal history checkboxes on employment applications. Newark, Atlantic City and several states already have such bans in place, but the idea has been very controversial at the New Jersey state level. A New Jersey Assembly panel was… [Read More]
Archives for December 2013
Employees in New Jersey should be aware that there are laws in place to protect them from being mistreated at work. There are certain laws with which companies must comply or face the penalties of violating an employee’s rights. This is true when it comes to harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and even wrongfully denied medical… [Read More]
Domestic violence is more common in New Jersey than many people realize. A state report shows that in 2011, 70,311 incidents of domestic violence were reported. That same year, 40 people were killed in acts of domestic violence. And, this year, several instances of domestic violence have ended in tragedy in recent months alone. Fortunately,… [Read More]
Read online version of Hanan M. Isaacs’s newly published article in the NJ Law Journal, 11/25/13, titled “New, From Willowbrook Mall“, regarding non-enforceability of unsigned settlement agreements that come out of mediated negotiations.