Preventive Law for Employers

Kiernan’s Corner

Employment Law During Lent

When I was growing up in Catholic school, they told us that you couldn’t give up work for Lent.  I haven’t checked with the Vatican to see if that’s still  true, but I just read a fascinating blog post, “Lent, Catholicism, Religious Accommodations”,  discussing the case law on  accommodating Catholic […]

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Top Ten Ways to Keep Legal Bills Low

You’ve seen the headlines: Unemployment Remains High! Record Number of Discrimination Claims Filed! So what will you do if your business is served with a wage claim, wrongful discharge lawsuit,or discrimination charge? As a practitioner of preventive law for employers, I have some suggestions that will help keep down your […]

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New 1-Page NJ Labor Poster Replaces 6-Page Version

On November 26, 2011, we reported that  the New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) issued a new six-page notice/poster summarizing the laws on the maintenance and reporting of employment records that all NJ employers must (1) distribute to all employees, and (2) post in the workplace. The NJDOL has now issued an alternate […]

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It’s CEPA Notice Time Again!

Happy New Year from Kiernan’s Corner! Reminder: All NJ employers with 10 or more workers  must annually distribute, either in hard copy or electronically, the required notice under the NJ Conscientious Employee Protection Act. The notice–in English and Spanish– is here. Make sure to fill in the appropriate contact person information before […]

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New Fact Sheets on Retaliation

Retaliation continues to be the #1 employment law issue.  The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has just  issued new fact sheets on the topic of retaliation. Fact Sheet #77A, Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), provides general information concerning the FLSA’s prohibition of retaliating […]

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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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