Preventive Law for Employers

NJ Employment Law

An award of employer’s legal fees? Fat chance!

Sad, but true, from Jon Hyman’s always-informative blog, http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/: My summer reading list includes Joel Stein’s Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity. The book recounts the self-proclaimed effete Stein’s journey to become more masculine in the wake of the birth of his son. In one chapter, Stein spends a […]

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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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Don’t Ignore New Hire Reporting!

In the past two weeks,  two different clients–one old, one new– told me that  they had never heard of  new hire reporting.  So, I figured it was  time for a blog post on the subject.  Here are the basics: Under New Jersey and the federal law, all public, private, non-profit,  and government […]

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Jailed worker held ineligible for unemployment

Crystal  Mandall was a dental assistant, working at a New Jersey  dental pratice for 2 1/2 years.  She was arrested on criminal charges unrelated to work, and jailed for almost 2 weeks.  While she was in jail, she was terminated and a replacement was hired. When she got out of jail, […]

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New 1-Page NJ Labor Poster Replaces 6-Page Version

On November 26, 2011, we reported that  the New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) issued a new six-page notice/poster summarizing the laws on the maintenance and reporting of employment records that all NJ employers must (1) distribute to all employees, and (2) post in the workplace. The NJDOL has now issued an alternate […]

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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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