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, […]
Did you miss our webinar with the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce? Check it out here and get all of the answers you need:
Attorneys Alexandra Rigden and Cynthia Grob have fellow Cooper Levenson attorney Sean Dalton join this episode of Cherry Hill Squares.
Attorneys Alexandra Rigden and Cynthia Grob have fellow Cooper Levenson Partner Amy Rudley join this episode of Cherry Hill Squares.
May 13, 2020Russell L. Lichtenstein Q: I am about to begin to open my business and have reached out to my staff to bring them back to work. A couple of my employees have indicated to me that they are better off receiving unemployment benefits than coming back to work. Another employee has advised me […]
While focused on the challenges of operation during this time, many employers have relaxed their usual internal office recordkeeping and timekeeping procedures. Further complicating matters is that by virtue of the Governor’s Executive Order many companies have non-exempt employees working from home. Despite the Government’s strong direction to conduct work from home, employers have received […]