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New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Clarified to Include Autisim as Disability

In one of his last acts as Governor, last month Gov. Jon Corzine signed an amendment to our  Law Against Discrimination to expressly include autism spectrum disorders in its definition of disability. This amendment was based on an October 8, 2009 report from the Adults with Autism Task Force. The full […]

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The death knell for marriage discrimination..

The death knell for marriage discrimination. Shared via AddThis

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Employers Be WARNed!

There’s no doubt that these are tough times. Last month the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that workplace discrimination filings soared to an unprecedented level of 95,402 during fiscal year 2008, which ended September 30. The EEOC statistics are astounding. Total claims went from 82,792 in 2007 to […]

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HRC State of the Workplace 2009

State Of The Workplace 2007-2008 View more presentations from hrcworkplace. (tags: benefits discrimination)

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Hello, GINA!

No, Gina is not my new neighbor, but a bill signed into  federal law in May, 2008:  the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. The new law prohibits employers of 15 or more employees from: discriminating against employees and applicants on the basis of genetic information, which is defined as “information […]

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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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