Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

How to Survive the Perfect Storm

“Historic trends and events are converging into a perfect storm that could place anti-discrimination at the center of corporate policy with an intensity unseen since passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964”, according to Dr. James Fadigan, one of the authors of the Title VII anti-discrimination provisions of the […]

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Repeal of ergonomics standard doesn’t stop OSHA from issuing citations

Interesting to see the level of OSHA ergonomics enforcement. Repetitive stress injuries are the #1 cause of days off from work in the US. It makes business $en$e for managers to encourage breaks, rest periods, and good ergonomic practices. Thanks to Miriam Joffe, Certified Professional Ergonomist at Auburn Engineers, for the tip! Repeal […]

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The death knell for marriage discrimination..

The death knell for marriage discrimination. Shared via AddThis

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UNEQUAL PAY FOUND

Equal Pay Act cases, rare just a few years ago, are showing up more and more in the books. Here’s a report on a recent appeals case, where a woman was promoted to another position at a salary of $45,600 and her replacement, a newly-hired man, was given an annual […]

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Supreme Court Roundup

Here’s a recap of the US Supreme Court’s 2008-2009 major labor and emplpyment law decisions: Ricci v DeStefano, http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/07-1428.ZS.html#content. By throwing out the results of an firefighters’ promotional exam, New Haven, CT violated Title VII’s prohibition against race discrimination. A 5-4 majority applied a new standard of statutory construction, holding […]

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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.

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08901-1716.

Ann may be reached via telephone at 732-846-3201 and email.

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