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Trends in New Jersey employment law – 2013 year in review

USA - January 14 2014 2013 was a busy year for employment law in New Jersey. This newsletter summarizes noteworthy developments in ten key areas—social media, the…

John P Barry, Allison Lynn Martin, Joseph C O'Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein

Okay to terminate employee for violating no-alcohol provision of return to work agreement, says Third Circuit

USA - November 19 2013 In Ostrowski v. Con-way Freight, Inc., No. 12-3800, 2013 WL 5814131 (3d Cir. Oct. 30, 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed…

John P Barry, Allison Lynn Martin, Joseph C O'Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein

Individual liability for supervisors under the FMLA, says the Third Circuit

USA - February 23 2012 In Haybarger v. Lawrence County Adult Prob. & Parole, No. 10-3916, 2012 WL 265996 (3d Cir. Jan. 31, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recognized, for the first time, that a supervisor of a private employer may be held individually liable for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), 29 U.S.C. § 2601, et seq.

John P Barry, Jeremy M Brown, Marvin M Goldstein, Daniel L. Saperstein

New Jersey employers must distribute new recordkeeping poster to all employees and new hires

USA - November 14 2011 The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development ("DLWD") has issued a new notice that must be posted and distributed to all employees and new hires.

Julianne Apostolopoulos, John P Barry, Wanda L Ellert

Following the lead of the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate proposes to prohibit discrimination based on unemployment status

USA - August 9 2011 On August 2, 2011, the U.S. Senate proposed S. 1471 to complement the recently proposed bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 2501.

John P Barry, Marvin M Goldstein, Daniel L. Saperstein, Steven Yarusinsky