Executive Order 295 signed on May 3 by Governor Phil Murphy directs the establishment of a certification program for LGBTQ+ – owned businesses Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order yesterday, May 3, 2022, directing the establishment of a certification program for LGBTQ+ – owned businesses. Such certification will allow businesses who obtain the certification to […]
Jennifer Barr Before the NJ Supreme Court: Classification of Workers as Independent Contractors or Employees
On Monday, March 14, 2022, Cooper Levenson partner Jennifer Barr argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court in a case that will decide whether her client East Bay Drywall, LLC properly classified its subcontractors as independent contractors rather than employees. The case, East Bay Drywall LLC v Department of Labor and Workforce Development, […]
See this Law360 article about a May 12, 2021 New Jersey Supreme Court decision in the matter of Allen v. Cape May County involving claims brought under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act. Allen v Cape May County – New Jersey Supreme Court Opinion May 12 2021 A-49-19 083295
In a significant victory for the construction trade, the Appellate Division, in an April 20, 2021 published Opinion, found substantially in favor of Cooper Levenson client East Bay Drywall on issues relating to the classification as independent contractors of drywall installers and finishers. The matter involved a 2017 N.J. Department of Labor audit, in which […]
Yolanda Melville to Share Why Diversity Matters for Your Business in Free Cape May County Chamber Webinar
Yolanda N. Melville of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, will headline a free webinar, “Dimensions of Diversity: Why Diversity Matters for Your Business,” on Wed., Feb. 10, 2021 from 10-11 a.m. on Zoom. The webinar is part of the HR Law Series presented by the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce. The program will feature […]
Amy Rudley, Esq.November 10, 2020 Issue Clear Discipline You are probably not thinking about your employee’s termination, and their possible lawsuit, on the day you issue their first written discipline. However, the Statute of Limitations for most employment law claims is two years. That means, if your employee eventually sues you, it will likely […]
In Bostock v. Clayton County, the United States Supreme Court was asked to consider whether lawful protections based on an individual’s sex, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, also includes protection from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court said yes. On Monday, […]
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Attorney Cynthia Grob and the Family Law team have fellow Cooper Levenson attorney Sean Dalton join this episode of Cherry Hill Squares.
Attorney Cynthia Grob and the Family Law team have fellow Cooper Levenson Partner Amy Rudley join this episode of Cherry Hill Squares.