Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

Employers Be WARNed!

There’s no doubt that these are tough times. Last month the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that workplace discrimination filings soared to an unprecedented level of 95,402 during fiscal year 2008, which ended September 30. The EEOC statistics are astounding. Total claims went from 82,792 in 2007 to […]

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New COBRA law and NJ health insurance

The federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides for COBRA premium subsidies for the newly-unemployed, but dies not stop with COBRA. ARRA extends the same rights to emplpyees in states with COBRA-like plans for smaller employers. New Jersey is one of those states. So NJ employers must […]

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HRC State of the Workplace 2009

State Of The Workplace 2007-2008 View more presentations from hrcworkplace. (tags: benefits discrimination)

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New FMLA rules now in effect

In 2008 the FMLA got its first significant update since its enactment in 1993. There are now provides two additional leave entitlements under the FMLA: (1) military caregiver leave and (2) qualifying exigency leave. Military caregiver leave requires employers to provide up to 26 weeks of unpaid leave in a […]

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NJ Family Leave Insurance–Notice Must Be Given!

All employers covered by NJ Temporary Disability Insurance are also covered by the new Family Leave Insurance, which goes into effect in 2009. Payroll deductions for FLI start on January 1, 2009. New Jersey employers are required by law to post notification detailing program information and employee rights to New […]

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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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