Preventive Law for Employers

NJ Employment Law

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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Free checklist on independent contractors

You all know about the state and federal crackdowns on misclassified workers.  To help employers navigate through these waters, Mark Toth, GC at Manpower, Inc.,  has created a free checklist on employee/independent contractor issues.  Click here to view and download it.   As Mark advises, after you have answered the questions, be […]

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Update on Nursing Mothers’ Rights

As I mentioned in a previous post, the new 29 USC §207(r) now requires that the following accommodations must be made by employers for nursing mothers: A reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for 1 year after the child’s birth, each time […]

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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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