Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

What You Should Know about EEOC Regulations, Subregulatory Guidance and other Resource Documents

Here’s a nifty guide from our friends at the EEOC ( What You Should Know about EEOC Regulations, Subregulatory Guidance and other Resource Documents EEOC issues regulations, guidance and resource documents to implement federal workplace discrimination laws, help employees and employers understand their rights and obligations, and inform the public […]

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Stevie Wonder, The Grammys, and Reasonable Accommodations

Are you a Stevie Wonder fan?  I’ve been one since I was a kid. Even if you can’t sing “My Cherie Amour” or “Sir Duke”, be sure to check out this recent post from Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog: A message from Stevie Wonder on providing accommodations to individuals with […]

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Workplace Violence: Be Prepared, Not Paranoid

You’d like to think it would never happen, but you know that it can. Assaults, stabbings, even shootings can occur at your workplace. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics about 5% of all workplaces experience an incident of violence every year. The FBI says that there is an active […]

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NJ Employers: Time for CEPA and Gender Equity Notices

Happy New Year! When you get back to your desk on Monday, please get ready to make your annual distribution of the CEPA and Gender Equity notices Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) If you have 10 or more employees and at least one of them works in the Garden State, you must […]

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Good News for Employers! Disloyal Employee Forced to Repay Salary

The “faithless servant doctrine” may sound old-fashioned, but it can be a powerful tool for employers that are the victims of disloyal employees. This 19th century remedy allows companies to get back the salary and other compensation paid to the bad apple. Why? The courts have reasoned that the wrongdoer […]

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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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