Preventive Law for Employers

Harassment and Discrimination

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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Finally, EEOC Issues Final GINA Regs

Almost a year after the law went into effect, the EEOC today issued final regulations implementing the employment provisions of GINA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.  GINA prohibits use of genetic information to make decisions about health insurance and employment, and restricts the acquisition and disclosure of genetic information. GINA applies to […]

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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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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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