Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

Updates to NJ Ban the Box Law Now In Effect

In the waning days of his term, Governor Christie has signed a piece of bipartisan legislation which closes some loopholes in NJ’s  Opportunity to Compete Law, our  version of Ban the Box legislation.  This 2014 statute prohibits most companies with 15 or more employees from advertising that people with criminal […]

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10 Steps to Take When You Get a Discrimination Charge

Very good advice from the HR HeroLine on what to do when a NJDCR or EEOC charge comes your way.  Thanks to Susan Hartmus Hiser, Esq. for sharing her words of wisdom.

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What It’s Like When Your Employee Sues You

The always-reliable Jon Hyman, Esq. of the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog has good advice for employers facing litigation.  I commend you to Be careful  out there!

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Internal Investigations Training in NYC May 22-24

I am pleased to announce that I will be teaching the “Internal Investigations Certificate Program“, which will be held in New York on 5/22/2017. This intensive, three-day program is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in internal investigations – and to arm you with the knowledge of how […]

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Handy Summary of FMLA Documentation Requirements

Part of preventive law for employers is TCB–Taking Care of Business.  By that, I mean the simple compliance things that are in your control,  such as maintaining proper payroll records and having all the current federal and state posters properly displayed. To help you TCB, here’s a handy guide to FMLA […]

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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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