Preventive Law for Employers

NJ Employment Law

New NJ Law Bars Discrimination Against the Unemployed

Effective June 1, 2011, New Jersey will have a law that bars employers from advertising that the unemployed  need not apply. The new statute, N.J.S.A. 34:8B-1, prohibits an employer from publishing in print or on the Internet a job listing providing that the job qualifications include current employment; that jobless applicants will not be […]

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It’s Round-Up-Time! New NJ Wage Law Mirrors Federal Provision

For years, NJ and federal law have differed about when and how and employer can “round” start and stop times.  Under the FLSA, employers who use a time clock could  round start and stop times to the nearest five minutes, tenth of an hour, or nearest quarter of an hour.  This takes […]

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It’s CEPA notice time!

Reminder: All NJ employers with at least 10 workers must annually distribute, either in hard copy or electronically, the required notice under the NJ Conscientious Employee Protection Act.  The notice–English and Spanish– is here.    Make sure to fill in the appropriate contact person information before distributing the notice to your employees. […]

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NJ cracks down on bad employees

On July 2, 2010, New Jersey unemployment law was changed to make  it more difficult for bad  employees to receive unemployment benefits. The new law  extends from 6 to 8 weeks the period of disqualification for employees fired for fired for work-related misconduct.  It also creates a new category of  complete […]

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Heads Up for Federal Contractors: Notify Workers About Their Union Rights

If you work for a federal contractor with $100,000 or more in federal contracts, or a federal subcontractor with $10,000 or more, you must now put up a new poster telling your workers about their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, the federal law that governs the relationships among […]

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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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