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Wiretapping in the Workplace

USA - June 14 2017 The recent turmoil, investigation and controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey has thrust the issue

Can One Workplace Incident Create a Hostile Work Environment?

USA - October 17 2017 This seemingly straightforward three-word phrase has vexed employers, in-house counsel, and HR professionals alike when dealing with employee internal

Can a Doctor Delegate Duty to Obtain Informed Consent to Staff Member?

USA - July 6 2017 A physician cannot perform a surgery or other medical procedure on a patient without first obtaining the patient’s informed consent. Informed consent

Successful Strategies for Preventing and Defending Claims of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

USA - May 2 2017 Despite increased efforts to curb it, sexual harassment in the workplace hasn’t gone away. In fact, news reports of allegations of sexual harassment

Will the Judge Listen to My Child’s Preferences When Deciding Custody?

USA - November 6 2017 Divorcing parents often ask whether a judge listen to a child’s preference in a custody dispute. The answer is maybe - it depends on many factors

Recent Changes to New Jersey’s Public Recreational Bathing Facility Code Will Impact All Community Associations

USA - February 15 2018 The New Jersey Public Recreational Bathing Facility Code, N.J.A.C. 8:26-1.1, et seq., (“Bathing Code”), has changed as of January 16, 2018 and all

Recent Government Actions May Impact the Healthcare Industry and Affect Nursing Home Residents

USA - February 14 2018 The Trump Administration has recently adopted new limits on the use of guidance documents for federal agencies. Guidance documents are the

The PennEast Pipeline: What Happens Next?

USA - February 12 2018 A few weeks ago, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted conditional approval of the PennEast Pipeline. FERC is a federal agency which

Filing a Residential Construction Lien in New Jersey

USA - February 12 2018 If you are a contractor or subcontractor in New Jersey who is involved in the construction or renovation of residential structures, you should be

Opioids, Employees, and Accommodations: an Employer’s Primer on Confronting the Crisis

USA - February 8 2018 Consider a few scenarios: An employee has been injured on the job and unexpectedly fails a post-accident drug test, testing positive for opioids. What