Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

Ergonomics and Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA–Part 2

In the first part of this series, we reviewed the ADA’s mandate for reasonable accommodations, and why those accommodations are even more important under the ADA’s 2009 amendments. Many medical disabilities for which an employee may request reasonable accommodation have ergonomic aspects. In this part, we will look at a […]

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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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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

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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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