Preventive Law for Employers

Federal Employment Law

Criminal Convictions Can Lead to Unemployment

Kiernan’s Corner  is happy to feature a guest post this time, by  my NJ Attorneys List collegaue Adam Rosenblum:  Studies have shown that criminal convictions make it much harder to secure employment and, quite often, are a factor employers consider when firing people. When you take this into consideration, along with […]

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NLRB posting rule enjoined–April 30 deadline cancelled

A little-known fact is that National Labor Relations Act covers all employers enagged in interstate commerce–not just union shops.  Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a rule that would require all employers subject to the Act to post notices informing employees of their rights under the NLRA.  The orginal deadline […]

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FMLA Update–Supreme Court Report

In Coleman v. Ct. of Appeals, http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/10-1016#writing-ZS, (3/20/12)   the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that state employees cannot sue for money damages if their FMLA right to medical leave (for their own serious health condition) is violated.   The Court’s decision was based on the states’ Eleventh Amendment immunity to suits […]

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US Supreme Court: Friends and Family Now in the No-Retaliation Zone

On January 24, 2011, a unanimous United States Supreme Court ruled that a man who was fired after his fiancée had filed a sex discrimination case against their mutual employer could sue the employer for illegal retaliation. Eric Thompson and his fiancée (now wife), Miriam Regalado, both worked for North […]

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Ergonomics and Reasonable Accommodations –Part 1

This series of articles was originally written for the Ergo Edge Newsletter, published by Auburn Engineers, a leading ergonomic consulting firm. As an employment law attorney who focuses on preventive law for employers, I do a lot of legal training for managers through Fair Measures Corp., as well as training for […]

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Who is Ann Kiernan?

Ann Kiernan is an employment lawyer who has been practicing law in New Jersey for more than 30 years. She represents only employers and management and regularly provides management training companies big and small. Employment law is constantly changing, and Ann is familiar how these changes affect employers. To keep up-to-date and learn what issues are currently affecting businesses and employers in New Jersey, read the blog.

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