Skip to Content

Blog Archive by Month: February 2017

Employers: Anti-Discrimination Policies Can Help You Defend Against Vicarious Liability Claims

Feb 27, 2017 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

New Jersey Courts have recently acknowledged that an employer is entitled to an affirmative defense to a hostile work environment claim based on the employer having exercised reasonable care to...

Divorce, Tax Liability, and Innocent Spouse Relief

Feb 23, 2017 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. and Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Innocent Spouse Relief can be a strong defense for a spouse who discovers a tax liability during a divorce.  That is assuming the spouse qualifies as an “innocent spouse,” according to IRS...

Appellate Division Broadens Rice Notice Requirements

Feb 22, 2017 | Written by: Tara St. Angelo, Esq. |

The Appellate Division recently broadened the circumstances under which a Rice Notice is required to be given to an employee. New Jersey requires public entities to provide employees with notice of a...