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New NJ Intentional Infliction Case – Important for Employers

By | September 11th, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: |

It has never been easy for a plaintiff to prove a claim for the tort of intention infliction of emotional distress, especially one arising out of  the workplace.  Things are not getting any easier for employees.  In Ingraham v. Ortho-McnNeill, decided by the Appellate Division of New Jersey Superior Court on August 25, 2011, the [...]

We’re from the (NJ state) government and we’re here to help . . .

By | April 12th, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: |

The title phrase of this post has long been regarded as one of the "three great lies."  (Along with "the check is in the mail" and "of course I'll respect you in the morning.") Given the highly regulated state of things in the great Garden State, visits from representatives of New Jersey government historically have [...]

Seminar on Hiring & Firing for NJ Businesses

By | March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News, Firing Issues, Hiring Issues|Tags: |

On April 7, 2011 I will be speaking at a seminar entitled "How to Hire and Fire Without Getting Burned."  The seminar is sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership and will run from 8 - 9:30 a.m. in the Partnership's main conference room. Jim Burke from J. Burke Advisors and yours truly will be [...]

Monday Morning Pepper: Employment Law As Opening Day Draws Closer

By | March 14th, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: |

Welcome back to Monday Morning Pepper, our little game of employment law quick hits, played in honor of the ageless baseball training game of "pepper", which requires quick thinking and quicker reflexes.  Here in central New Jersey it feels closer to winter than spring, but we have confidence that baseball weather is coming. Here in [...]

Coach Wins $1.2 Million in Employment Trial

By | February 22nd, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: |

From the wild world of college sports comes a story of retaliation from the Left Coast.  We like these stories because they combine two of our practice areas: employment law and sports law. Here's the full story.  In short, though, a Los Angeles community college baseball coach complained about academic fraud and misuse of public [...]

Monday Morning Pepper: It’s Presidents Day?

By | February 21st, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: , , , |

It's Presidents Day, the snow is snowing, and the Yankees' first Spring training game arrives this Saturday the 26th.  This is our second week of Monday Morning Pepper, quick hits that honor the arrival of baseball Spring training. Speaking of Presidents Day, is it "Presidents" Day, "President's" Day, or "Presidents'" Day?  The answer, apparently, is [...]

Employment Law Pepper: Quick Hits on a Monday Morning

By | February 14th, 2011|Categories: Employment Law News|Tags: , , , |

Here in central New Jersey, like many other places, it has been a long, cold winter.  But this morning the winds of change are blowing, or will be this afternoon.  Our forecast calls for temperatures in the 50's today, and winds gusting to 50 as well.  So while it's way too early to celebrate the [...]

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