Jason Finkelstein

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Second Circuit Weighs In On Tort Litigation During Pending EEOC Proceeding

Last week, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a plaintiff’s filing of a charge of discrimination with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) does not toll the statute of limitations for...more

3/17/2014 - EEOC Employer Liability Issues Gender Discrimination Statute of Limitations

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning of Compensable Donning and Doffing

On January 27, 2014, the United States Supreme Court clarified the meaning of “changing clothes” under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) donning and doffing protections....more

2/7/2014 - Collective Bargaining Doffing Donning FLSA Protective Gear Sandifer v U.S. Steel Corp SCOTUS Unions

New Jersey Appellate Court Upholds Restrictions on Employer Job Postings

In a case of first impression, the New Jersey Appellate Division recently upheld the constitutionality of a New Jersey statute that bars employers from publishing job postings requiring that applicants be currently employed...more

1/13/2014 - Compliance Employer Liability Issues Employment Application First Amendment Job Applicants

New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Signed Into Law

On Thursday, August 29, 2013, New Jersey’s Governor Christopher Christie signed bill A-2878 into law. This law places New Jersey in line with the growing trend of states restricting employers’ ability to require job...more

9/5/2013 - Chris Christie Employee Rights New Legislation Passwords Privacy Laws Social Media

United States Supreme Court Issues Two Employer-Friendly Decisions With Far-Reaching Impact in Employee Harassment Cases

On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued two employer-friendly opinions that substantially narrow potential liability for claims of supervisor misconduct and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act...more

7/17/2013 - Civil Rights Act Discrimination Employer Liability Issues Harassment Racial Discrimination Retaliation SCOTUS Supervisors Title VII UT Southwestern Medical v Nassar Vance v. Ball State University Willful Misconduct

Employers Beware: Unpaid Internships May Result in Labor Law Violations

In the throes of summer internship season, the Honorable William H. Pauley, III, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, issued a recent opinion that will leave many employers revisiting...more

6/25/2013 - DOL FLSA Fox Searchlight Pictures Minimum Wage Unpaid Interns Wages

Governor Vetoes New Jersey Minimum Wage Bill Tied to Consumer Price Index

This past week, New Jersey’s Governor Christopher Christie vetoed a new minimum wage bill (A2162) that had been previously passed by the State’s Legislature. This legislation had proposed increasing New Jersey’s minimum wage...more

2/1/2013 - Consumer Price Index Minimum Wage

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