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The Supreme Court Will Soon Decide Transgender Rights in Major Employment Discrimination Case: R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC by Paul Salvatoriello, Esq. October 2019 One of the first cases to be heard before the United States Supreme Court this term is...read more
On July 2, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law the “Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act.” The law significantly expanded New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, established a new Cannabis Regulatory Commission, and created an extensive, detailed...read more
A recurring issue under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is whether FMLA leave is to be taken concurrently with sick leave and other forms of leave that the employer provides, or may be deferred until the employee has exhausted those other forms of...read more
UPDATE ALERT: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CLAIM BROUGHT BY EMPLOYEE ALLEGEDLY TERMINATED DUE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE IS ALLOWED TO PROCEED.
On March 27, 2019, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, issued its decision in Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc., et al. The appellate court reversed the dismissal of a complaint filed by a cancer patient who claimed that he had been...read more
USDOL Proposes an Overtime Rule that increases the Minimum Salary Threshold for White-Collar Exemptions to $35,308 per year.
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule affecting exemption from overtime pay. Generally, bona fide executive, administrative and professional employees…read more