Harris Feldman

Harris Feldman

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

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NJ Supreme Court Backs Employer Defense in Supervisor Harassment Suits

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that an employer may assert an effective and enforced anti-harassment policy as an affirmative defense in cases brought against the employer alleging that a supervisor engaged in...more

2/16/2015 - Affirmative Defenses Anti-Harassment Policies Discrimination Harassment Sexual Harassment

Win Some, Lose Some: Assumption of Risk Defense Fails for Sports Complex Owners; Claims Against Dome Seller Dismissed

A plaintiff bringing product liability and premises liability claims against multiple defendants in an effort to cover all bases often leads to different legal defenses among classes of co-defendants and a scattered offense...more

2/4/2015 - Assumption of the Risk Bodily Injury Insurance Litigation Premises Liability Sports

NJ Supreme Court Advises Courts to Follow NJDOL Test for Determining Employee vs. Independent Contractor Status for Wage Disputes

In Hargrove v. Sleepy’s LLC, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that the legal test for determining employee status under New Jersey unemployment compensation laws should also be used to determine employee status in...more

1/29/2015 - ABC Test DOL Employee Definition Employer Mandates FLSA Independent Contractors Misclassification New Legislation Sleepy's Wage and Hour

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Approved in New Jersey’s Trenton, Montclair

Residents of both Trenton and Montclair voted to approve mandatory paid sick leave by employers in their respective municipalities, bringing the total number of municipalities in New Jersey that now have mandatory paid sick...more

11/6/2014 - Compliance Employee Rights Paid Leave Sick Leave

NJ “Ban the Box” Law Restricts Employers from Inquiring about Criminal Records of Prospective Employees During Initial Application...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed The Opportunity to Compete Act (A-1999) on August 11, 2014, barring private employers from asking prospective employees about their criminal records during the initial job application...more

8/13/2014 - Ban the Box Criminal Background Checks Employee Rights Job Applicants

Big Win For Employers: NJ Supreme Court Affirms Limits on Employee Whistleblower Actions

Employers benefit from a New Jersey Supreme Court decision finding that a former employee cannot maintain a whistleblower claim absent a reasonable belief that the employer violated a law, rule, or regulation. Such claims...more

6/23/2014 - Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Whistleblower Guidance from NJ Appellate Court May Help Employers Keep More CEPA Claims from Reaching a Jury

A plaintiff cannot succeed in whistleblower litigation against his former employer without demonstrating a specific, objectively reasonable belief that the employer violated a law or public policy, according to a recently...more

4/23/2013 - CEPA HHS Patients Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

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