Business Law Blog

Employment Law Update: Sick Leave Legislation

By Timothy J. Ford, Esq. and Alex Lee, Esq. On May 2, 2018, Gov. Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, which will take effect on October 29, 2018. The ramifications are sweeping and are sure to have a substantial impact on the healthcare community.  All healthcare facilities (assisted living, skilled

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Employment Law Update: “English Only” Rules in Healthcare Facilities

By Timothy J. Ford, Esq. Regulation of languages in an increasingly multicultural workplace remains a sensitive and challenging issue for healthcare providers in 2018. As the modern workforce in the United States becomes increasingly culturally diverse, an increasing proportion of employees in the healthcare field speak in languages other than English, particularly in senior living

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Einhorn Harris Partner Christopher Musmanno Quoted Regarding First NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash Settlement

Einhorn Harris Partner Christopher L. Musmanno quoted in several articles discussing the first New Jersey Transit Hoboken train crash settlement of $475,000 which he secured for his client. Placement in the Patch.com. https://patch.com/new-jersey/hoboken/teaching-student-maimed-hoboken-train-crash-gets-475k-payout   Placement on NorthJersey.com/Bergen Record. https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/transportation/2018/04/12/hoboken-train-crash-first-settlement-nj-transit-pay-475-000-injured-woman/511260002/   Placement on law.com. https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/2018/04/12/woman-injured-in-fatal-hoboken-derailment-settles-claim-for-475k   Placement on NJ.com/Star-Ledger. http://www.nj.com/traffic/index.ssf/2018/04/permanently_injured_in_hoboken_train_crash_ny_woma.html

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