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Delaware Mandates Employer Provided Sexual Harassment Training

Governor John Carney of Delaware signed House No. 1 (for parent bill HB 360) which addresses sexual harassment and retaliation in employment and amends the current anti-harassment, anti-discrimination, and anti-retaliation laws. This law makes Delaware only the 5th state in the union that mandates certain employers to provide sexual harassment training for all employees, managers,...
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New Jersey Courts Continue Trend of Invalidating Arbitration Agreements

On October 17, 2018 the Appellate Division decided Flanzman v. Jenny Craig. With its opinion in Flanzman the Appellate Division has continued the recent trend in New Jersey Courts of invalidating arbitration agreements. The Plaintiff had been employed by Jenney Craig for 26 years. At some time during her employment she was required to...
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New Jersey’s Business Court Continues to Evolve with Its Own Court Rules

In 2015 our New Jersey Supreme Court created a new path for business disputes and commercial litigation. The Complex Business Litigation Program (CBLP) was instituted throughout the trial division of the court system.  The CBLP required each county to appoint a “business judge” to supervise, manage and adjudicate commercial and business cases, as well as...
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When Is a Child Considered “Endangered” According to NJ Law

There are several statutes in New Jersey that our legislature has enacted to prosecute crimes against children. One such statute is N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4; Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a crime which can carry a mandatory prison term between 5-10 years if it is charged in the second degree. Under subsection (a)(1) of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4, it is a...
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