Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

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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ADA and Ergonomics–Part 3 of 4

In the first two parts of this series, we looked at the ADA’s mandate for reasonable accommodations, and reviewed a reasonable accommodation case study where ergonomics played a leading role. In the next two parts, we will look at some recent court decisions involving ergonomics and reasonable accommodations. According to […]

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NJ Unemployment Law Amended Yet Again

On October 27, 2010,  NJ unemployment law received some administrative amendments.  Most notably, employers will no longer have their accounts charged when benefits are mistakenly paid because of a error by the Division of Unemployment and TDI.  However, since the Governor refused to sign the original bill presented, because it […]

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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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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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