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Blog Archive by Month: January 2018

What Duties Do Commercial Landowners Have for Snow and Ice Removal?

Jan 31, 2018 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

New Jersey has been unseasonably cold this winter season, and winter is far from over.  Along with frigid temperatures comes the increasing presence of snow and ice. So, what duties do commercial...

Nursing Mothers Protected by Expansion of NJ Law Against Discrimination

Jan 25, 2018 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

As employers may already know, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”) was amended and expanded in 2014 to provide protections to women affected by pregnancy, child birth or related...

Employers: How Recent Sexual Harassment Scandals May Affect Your Workplace

Jan 16, 2018 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

In response to the highly-publicized sexual misconduct and harassment scandals in the workplace that have dominated the headlines in recent months, legislators have acted to address what has surfaced...

Can a Judge Enter a Restraining Order If There is No Domestic Violence?

Jan 11, 2018 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Clients sometimes ask if a judge has the equitable power to enter a restraining order in the absence of domestic violence.  The short answer is “no,” however, further exploration of the question...