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Severance Agreement Requirements for Older Workers

May 1 2018 During a layoff or non-voluntary reduction in force, the topic of how much time employers need to give employees to consider severance packages and…

Involuntary Commitment Proceedings -Who Pays for That?

April 4 2018 An involuntary commitment, or civil commitment, proceeding, is a summary legal action filed in order to obtain a court order to require a mentally ill…

Tip Strip? Exotic Dancers Prevail in Lawsuit Against Strip Club for Employment Misclassification

April 17 2018 In Philadelphia, a federal court judge entered a nearly $4.6 million judgment in favor of a group of exotic dancers and against a strip club, the…

Employment Law Myth Busters - Bullying in the Workplace

May 11 2018 We likely have the phrase "hostile work environment" to thank for the all too common misunderstanding that hostility in the workplace is, in and of…

Gone Phishing? Employees Sue Worldwide Manufacturer for Invasion of Privacy, Among Other Tort Claims

April 13 2018 Talk about adding insult to injury! After Schletter Group, a worldwide manufacturer with headquarters in North Carolina, fell for a phishing scam when…

Yes, A Parent Company Can Use Title III Crowdfunding

August 15 2018 We know an “investment company,” as defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, can’t use Title III Crowdfunding. For that matter, an issuer can’t…

Inconsistent Rulings Should Cause an IRA Beneficiary to Consider Alternative Inheritance Methods

August 7 2018 Despite the differing treatment of inherited IRAs under Federal, New York, and New Jersey law, clients may be best served to inherit IRAs in trusts or…

Opportunity Zone Funds in Crowdfunding

August 2 2018 It's all about taxes, specifically capital gain taxes. Added to the Internal Revenue Code by the 2017 tax act, new section 1400Z-2 allows investors…

Governor Phil Murphy Sets Bold New Direction for Regulating Medical Marijuana -Legislature Considers Significant Changes to the Law

June 29 2018 New Jersey enacted the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (the “Act”), a comprehensive medical marijuana law in 2010. It is one of…

New Jersey ABLE Program Offers a New Savings Option for the Disabled

June 27 2018 Earlier this month, New Jersey joined the list of states with an ABLE Plan. An ABLE account is a special tax-favored disability savings account…