Preventive Law for Employers


Accommodation App Now Available!

The Job Accommodation Network ( has released a Mobile Accommodation Solution.  The free app, now available in the iOS version in the App Store, helps employers and others manage workplace accommodation requests throughout the employment lifecycle. Using the app, employers can track the status of requests, access fillable forms, and […]

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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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ADA and Ergonomics–Part 3 of 4

In the first two parts of this series, we looked at the ADA’s mandate for reasonable accommodations, and reviewed a reasonable accommodation case study where ergonomics played a leading role. In the next two parts, we will look at some recent court decisions involving ergonomics and reasonable accommodations. According to […]

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Ergonomics and Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA–Part 2

In the first part of this series, we reviewed the ADA’s mandate for reasonable accommodations, and why those accommodations are even more important under the ADA’s 2009 amendments. Many medical disabilities for which an employee may request reasonable accommodation have ergonomic aspects. In this part, we will look at a […]

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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

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

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