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Adobe PDFBreaking Developments from the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Labor
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, A. Sonu Ray, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) have finalized highly anticipated rules and regulations that impact employers in the areas of overtime pay and wellness programs. While they are not effective until the end of the year...

 

Adobe PDFThe NJ Supreme Court Issues a Pair of Pro-Employee LAD Decisions
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on July 2016
New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) is silent as to the limitations period applicable to the filing of LAD claims. In 1993, in Montells v. Haynes, the NJ Supreme Court filled in that gap by establishing a two-year limitations period for the filing of such claims. On...

 

Adobe PDFThe Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act: Impact on Employers
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 11 2016, President Obama signed The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA” or the “Act”). Effective immediately, the DTSA creates a federal civil cause of action that allows companies to file civil lawsuits for trade secret theft under the federal Economic Espionage Act....

 

Adobe PDFDispositive Motions in Sheep’s Clothing: A Decision Every New Jersey Practitioner Needs to Know
Beth S. Rose, William R. Stuart; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on April 2016
In Cho v. Trinitas Reg’l Med. Ctr., 2015 N.J. Super. LEXIS 214 (App. Div. Dec. 30, 2015), the New Jersey Appellate Division addressed the practice of filing dispositive motions in the form of in limine motions on the eve of trial (or even during trial). Recognizing the inherent unfairness in...

 

Adobe PDFA Wave of Recent and Transformative Pro-Employee Measures in New York
Grace A. Byrd, Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2016, previously published on April 2016
New York State and New York City lawmakers have taken several actions recently to expand employee rights and benefits. New York State has passed a 2016-2017 budget (“Budget”) that will significantly impact New York employers by creating a law governing paid family leave and enacting a...

 

Adobe PDFEEOC Files Title VII Lawsuits on Behalf of LGBT Employees
Dana A. Brady, Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2016, previously published on March 2016
On March 1, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced its groundbreaking commencement of two lawsuits charging employers with illegally discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation. Currently, as drafted, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of...

 

Adobe PDFEEOC Proposes Rule Requiring Employers to Disclose Pay Data on EEO-1 Forms and Key Recent Pro-Employee Changes in New York State’s and New York City’s Employment Laws and Regulations
Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 16, 2016, previously published on January 2016
In a proposed regulation announced on January 29, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission set forth changes that would require federal contractors and all other private-sector employers throughout the nation of more than 100 employees to report wage and salary data on their annual...

 

Adobe PDF‘Til Death Do Us Part: Avoiding Pitfalls Associated with Life Insurance Provisions in Family Law Matters
Jan L. Bernstein, Thomas S. Novak; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016
A well drafted Matrimonial Settlement Agreement will contain language addressing appropriate security in case of death for all of the financial obligations included in the Agreement. These provisions often are focused on life insurance and can be complex. Without the right language, the security...

 

Adobe PDFSpoliation and Adverse Inferences: Paper Documents Count Too!
Charles J. Falletta, Beth S. Rose; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
Generally, the law of spoliation requires litigants to preserve relevant documents through a litigation hold in cases where litigation is reasonably anticipated, or to face potential litigation sanctions. However, is litigation reasonably anticipated and does the duty to preserve attach where a...

 

Adobe PDFThe Third Circuit Affirms Test for Joint Employer Liability in Wage and Hour (FLSA) Matters, Distancing from the NLRB Position
Andrew I. Glenn, Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November/December 2015
On November 18, 2015, the Third Circuit issued an Opinion, Faush v. Tuesday Morning, Inc., Civil Action No. 2-12-cv-07137, which addresses whether the Defendant was a joint employer. The court explained that, unlike in the recent NLRB decision discussed in our September Client Alert, under Federal...

 


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