Business Law Blog

Employment Law Blog post – Me Too, Time’s Up!

By Andrew S. Berns, Esq. Societal mores undoubtedly impact behaviors in the workplace.  Businesses both small and large must immediately increase their awareness of the Me Too, Time’s Up! movement undeniably washing over our culture and thus our businesses. A new Governor is being sworn in New Jersey in a matter of days.  He has

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Employment Law Blog post – Contractors Beware –New Jersey’s Department of Labor Seeks to Ramp Up Enforcement, Particularly for Prevailing Wage Work

By Timothy J. Ford, Esq. On January 16, 2018, Governor-Elect, Phil Murphy, will be sworn in as New Jersey’s new Governor.  As is customary with political changes, his priorities will differ from the current administration.  After eight (8) years of Governor Christie, a Republican, Phil Murphy is certain to bring about sweeping changes to government

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Employment Law Blog post – #MeToo: What Businesses Must Know to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

By Alex Lee, Esq. Following the recent revelations of numerous sexual harassment and assault accusations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement has created a potentially game-changing shift in how sexual harassment and assault cases are perceived and treated. Designed to create a sense of solidarity amongst victims of sexual assault, and to “give

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Einhorn Harris partner Timothy J. Ford responds to NJ.com query “Spending assets before Medicaid kicks in”

Q. Without long-term care insurance, in addition to potentially depleting one’s savings, are other assets, like one’s home, also at risk should funds be needed to pay for long-term care? A.  Too many people don’t consider the cost of long-term care until it’s too late.  This kind of care can cost more than $100,000 a year in

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Business Law Blog post – Language Requirements: Navigating Legal Minefields in Today’s Multicultural Workplaces

By Alex Lee, Esq. As the modern workplace becomes increasingly culturally diverse, a byproduct of diversity is that many employees in the workplace may be more comfortable speaking in languages other than English. In addition to this natural growth in language diversity among employees, language diversity also continues to increase due to efforts by employers

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