Preventive Law for Employers

Harassment and Discrimination

EEOC Calls on Employers to ‘Reboot’ Harassment Prevention Efforts

After 18 months of work examining the myriad and complex issues associated with harassment in the workplace, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace has issued a comprehensive 88-page report. The report stresses the importance a workplace culture in which harassment […]

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Certificate Program In FMLA & ADA Compliance in NYC

I am pleased to announce that I will be teaching the “Certificate Program In FMLA & ADA Compliance” training seminar, which will be held in New York City 4/20- 4/22/2015. This comprehensive, three-day program includes 15 information-packed sessions that provide complete A-to-Z coverage of all aspects of FMLA and ADA compliance […]

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ADA Accommodations and Ergonomics–Part 4

Ergonomics and Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act  Part Four of a Four Part Series  Ann F. Kiernan, Esq.  In this final part of this series, we continue our look at some recent court decisions involving ergonomics and reasonable accommodations. Last time, we saw that organizations that acted […]

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The REAL Costs of Harassment and Discrimination

Consulting group The Network has put together a new infographic highlighting the true costs of workplace issues such as retaliaiton, discrimination, and harassment. Some of the disturbing statistics they report: Two-thirds of workers say that they have no idea what their companies’ harassment and discrimination policies are! 25%  of employees said they’ve experienced […]

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Yikes! Another Required Poster is Coming

On September 21, 2012, Governor Christie signed  P.L. 2012, c. 57, which mandates yet another poster in NJ break rooms.   Under the new law, employers with 50 or more workers must not only post, but also annually distribute and get signed acknowledgements for, a notice  “detailing the right to be free […]

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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.

Contacting Ann Kieran

The Law Office of Ann F. Kiernan is located at

210 New York Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
08901-1716.

Ann may be reached via telephone at 732-846-3201 and email.

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