Evan J. Shenkman

Senior Manager, KM Counsel & Research Morristown

Evan J. Shenkman is a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Knowledge Management Department, serving as the firm’s Senior Manager of Knowledge Management Counsel and Research.  In his role, Mr. Shenkman is responsible creating processes, practices, and software to allow firm attorneys to work smarter, faster, and more in sync; creating internal and client-facing collaborative tools; and managing the firm's team of Knowledge Management Counsel and the firm's Legal Researchers. He also manages Ogletree's KM Legal Resources Center, a home for the firm’s vetted model documents and practice guides, and developed IntelliCase, the firm’s Agency Charge Tool.

Prior to his Knowledge Management Counsel role, Mr. Shenkman served as an associate and then a shareholder with the firm.  Having practiced labor and employment law as a litigator and counselor since 2002, Mr. Shenkman has significant federal and state trial and appellate court experience, traditional labor law experience, and subject matter expertise in various areas including the WARN Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title VII, social media, electronic discovery, and federal and state wage and hour law.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Shenkman interned at the National Labor Relations Board’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the New York City Office of Collective Bargaining.  Mr. Shenkman also serves as a frequent speaker at firm events and webinars on numerous topics of interest to employers.


Experience

Among his recent matters, Mr. Shenkman defended a major television network in a civil rights suit brought by an on-air personality, represented a high end retailer in discrimination suits, counseled waste management companies in traditional labor matters, defended a major supermarket chain in discrimination matters, prosecuted and defended non-competition matters in the insurance industry, and represented a New Jersey County in public sector arbitrations.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • New York Practice Support Lawyers
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Third Federal Circuit
  • International Legal Technology Association

Speeches:

  • ARK Group Presentation - ''How to Effectively Evaluate New Legal Technology Products'' - November 16, 2017
  • International Legal Technology Association Webinar - ''Starting a Knowledge Management Program'' - April 19, 2017
  • International Legal Technology Association’s ILTACON 2015 - ''Enterprise Search Roundup'' - Las Vegas - September 03, 2015
  • International Legal Technology Association’s ILTACON 2015 - ''Build Your Own Google: Creating an Effective Internal Search Experience'' - Las Vegas - September 01, 2015
  • Ark Group's 10th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession - Panelist - ''So You Think You Know Search...? Addressing the Disconnect between What Law Firms Think They Know about Search - and What's Actually Happening'' - New York - October 22, 2014
  • Ogletree Deakins Webinar - ''New York Wage And Hour Law Update: Are You Ready For The New Wage Theft Prevention Act And The New Hospitality Industry Wage Order?'' - February 24, 2011
  • New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Labor and Employment Law Briefing - ''Social Media, Employee Monitoring and Other Current Internet Issues'' - Morristown - May 11, 2010
  • New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Labor and Employment Law Briefing - ''Recent Trends and Developments'' - Morristown - May 21, 2008
  • Datamatics 15th Annual TC-1 User Conference - ''Importance of Documentation (Keynote Speaker)'' - Princeton - November 15, 2007

Published Works

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New Jersey Bills Seek to Strengthen Protections Against Employment Discrimination and Promote Equal Pay for Women

March 07, 2017

New Jersey Minimum Wage Update, Poster Update, and Annual Reminders

December 29, 2016

Two More New Jersey Towns Pass Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

December 02, 2016

New Jersey Senate Approves Legislation Extending Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

September 29, 2016

New Jersey Employer’s Fear of Employee’s “Ugly Divorce” Forms Basis of Marital Status Bias Claim

August 15, 2016

New Jersey Bills Would Burden Employers with Scheduling and Pay Rules

May 23, 2016

New Jersey Legislative Update, Part II: What’s in the Works for New Jersey Employers?

April 29, 2016

Recently Enacted New Jersey Laws Affecting Employers

March 08, 2016

New Jersey Legislative Update—What’s in the Works for New Jersey Employers

March 04, 2016

New Jersey Court Finds Employer Improperly Required Employee to Submit to Fitness-for-Duty Exam

March 01, 2016

New Position Statement Procedures in Effect at the EEOC

February 25, 2016

New Brunswick New Jersey’s Paid Sick & Safe Leave Law Goes Into Effect

January 06, 2016

New Jersey Appellate Court Rules Arbitration Agreement in Employee Handbook Unenforceable

December 30, 2015

New Jersey Supreme Court Establishes Test for Compensation Disgorgement When Employee Breaches Duty of Loyalty

December 30, 2015

New Jersey Veterans May Soon Be Entitled to Preferential Hiring in Non-Civil Service Jurisdictions

December 30, 2015

Expanded Protections Proposed for Breastfeeding Employees in New Jersey

December 22, 2015

New Jersey Annual Notice Reminders With Deadlines Fast Approaching

December 21, 2015

Bill Proposed to Restrict New Jersey Employers’ Ability to Obtain Salary and Benefits Information from Prior Employers

December 21, 2015

New Jersey Advances Bill to Ban Most Employee Credit Checks

December 17, 2015

Elizabeth Becomes the Tenth New Jersey City to Require Paid Sick Leave

December 17, 2015

Jersey City Expands Paid Sick Leave Ordinance to Small Businesses, Increases Penalties for Noncompliance

December 17, 2015

New Jersey Minimum Wage Will Not Increase in 2016, But Maximum Weekly WC, UI, TDI, and FLI Benefits Rise

December 17, 2015

Final New Jersey Ban-the-Box Regulations Issued Today, Effective Immediately

December 07, 2015

Disagreement Between State Senate and Assembly Stalls Paid Sick Leave Bill

August 21, 2015

Update on Local Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Guarantee Job Protections to Organ and Bone Marrow Donors

August 21, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bill That Would Dramatically Curtail New Jersey Employers’ Ability to Alter Work Schedules

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Family-School Partnership Act Seeks to Provide Leave for Involvement in School Activities

August 21, 2015

Bill Introduced to Protect New Jersey Nail Salon Workers From Hazards and Unpaid Wages

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Division on Civil Rights Workplace Posting Update

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds Just Doing Your Job May Be Whistleblowing

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds Stealing Documents to Support Discrimination Claims Can Be Prosecuted as Theft

August 21, 2015

Third Circuit Applies Strict Interpretation of FMLA’s Inpatient Care Regulation, Requiring Overnight Stay

August 21, 2015

New Jersey Superior Court Has Concurrent Jurisdiction to Decide Employment Status Under Workers’ Compensation Act, New Jersey Supreme Court Holds

August 21, 2015

Whistleblower Must Identify the Law, Rule, or Regulation Violated by the Employer Prior to the Summary Judgment Stage, District Court of New Jersey Holds

August 21, 2015

Faulty Time Clock Dooms Employer’s Motion to Dismiss Employee’s FMLA Claim

August 21, 2015

EEOC FY 2014 Statistics Are Here: What Do They Mean for Employers?

February 08, 2015

Being Classified as an Employee in New Jersey is Now as Easy as ABC for Wage and Hour Purposes

January 16, 2015

Still More New Jersey Workplace Poster Updates!

December 29, 2014

Update to Regulations Governing the New Jersey Family Leave Act

December 29, 2014

Discussions Continue on Anti-Bullying Legislation

December 29, 2014

Arbitration Provisions Must Include Clear and Unambiguous Waiver of Claimant’s Right to Sue in Court, New Jersey Supreme Court and Appellate Division Courts Hold

December 29, 2014

New Jersey Poster Update and Annual Notice Reminders

November 07, 2014

Several More New Jersey Cities Pass Paid Sick Leave Legislation

November 07, 2014

New Jersey Department of Labor Considering Amending Unemployment Benefits Regulations

November 07, 2014

New Jersey Division on Civil Rights Issues Amended Regulations on Employment Advertising

November 07, 2014

New Jersey Department of Labor Amends Minimum Wage Regulations

November 07, 2014

New Jersey Considering State Law Providing Employees with Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

November 07, 2014

Six-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to Claims Under the New Jersey Wage Payment Law, New Jersey District Court Holds

November 07, 2014

Mailing FMLA Notice of Rights to Absent Employee May Be Insufficient to Prove Receipt by Employee, Third Circuit Holds

November 07, 2014

New Jersey Governor Christie Signs Ban the Box Law

August 12, 2014

New Jersey Employment Posters Updated, Yet Again

July 18, 2014

Reminder: Newark Sick Leave Ordinance Now In Effect

July 17, 2014

New Jersey Ban the Box Bill Revised Again, Advances to Governor Christie

July 17, 2014

Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Against Unemployed Applicants Reaches New Jersey Governor’s Desk

July 17, 2014

New Jersey Senate Bill Would Prohibit Automatic Disqualification of Applicants Based on Criminal Record

July 17, 2014

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Expand Overtime and Minimum Wage Exemption to Private Summer Camp Employees

July 17, 2014

Statute of Limitations Waiver in Employment Application Enforceable Against ESL Immigrant, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

July 17, 2014

Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Vaccine for Secular Reasons Entitled to Unemployment, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

July 17, 2014

New Jersey Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Whistleblowing RN, Confirming Narrow Reading of CEPA

July 17, 2014

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds That the NJLAD Prohibits Discrimination Against Employees in the Process of Being Divorced

July 17, 2014

A Private Claim Under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act Requires the Presence of State Action, New Jersey Supreme Court Holds

July 17, 2014

Employer’s Refusal to Rescind a Resignation Does Not Amount to Unlawful Retaliation, District Court of New Jersey Holds

July 17, 2014

Newark, New Jersey Sick Leave Poster Now Available— Employers Must Act by June 21

June 18, 2014

NLRB Moves to Permit Employees’ Use of Company Email Systems for Union Organizing and Other Section 7 Rights

May 01, 2014

Third Circuit Articulates Theories of Successor Liability Under FLSA

May 01, 2014

CEPA Protection for “Watchdog” Employees? New Jersey Supreme Court to Decide

May 01, 2014

County Employee Injured While Walking From Parking Facility to Work Ineligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits, New Jersey Supreme Court Holds

May 01, 2014

Act Would Require Public Contractors to Report Employment Information for All Employees Working on Public Contracts in New Jersey

May 01, 2014

New Jersey Resolution Seeks to Give Public Employees the Right to Collective Bargaining

May 01, 2014

New Jersey Senate Passes Unfair Wage Recovery Act

May 01, 2014

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Permit Additional Withholdings and Deductions From Employee Wages

May 01, 2014

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Increase Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

May 01, 2014

Threshold for Prevailing Wage Work for New Jersey Municipalities to Increase July 1, 2014

May 01, 2014

Bill Protects Employees Impacted by Emergency Weather Conditions

March 25, 2014

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Increase Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

March 25, 2014

New Bill Would Suspend Interest Payments on Mortgages for Employees Aggrieved by Violations of the New Jersey WARN Act

March 25, 2014

New Jersey’s Version of “Ban the Box” Bill Reintroduced to Senate

March 25, 2014

New Jersey Legislators to Withhold Payment From State Vendors That Owe Unemployment Contributions

March 25, 2014

Bill Introduced to Assist Unemployed Job Applicants in New Jersey

March 25, 2014

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Signs Sick Leave Ordinance Into Law

March 25, 2014

Removal From Key Account and Placement on Performance Improvement Plan Not “Adverse Employment Actions,” New Jersey District Court Holds

March 25, 2014

Employer’s Handbook Disclaimer Renders Agreement to Arbitrate Unenforceable, New Jersey District Court Holds

March 25, 2014

Time to Update Your New Jersey Unemployment and Disability Benefits Poster

February 19, 2014

Governor Signs Law Modifying New Jersey “Shared Work Programs”

February 19, 2014

Bill Would Expand Female Employees’ Rights Regarding Breastfeeding in the Workplace

February 19, 2014

“New Jobs for New Jersey Act” Would Provide Tax Benefits to Smaller Private Employers Hiring Unemployed Workers

February 19, 2014

Maximum Weekly Benefits for New Jersey Unemployment, Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Increased for 2014

February 19, 2014

“New Jersey Job Protections Act” Would Require Use of E-Verify by New Jersey Employers

February 19, 2014

Newark Close to Becoming Next City to Approve Sick Leave Ordinance

February 19, 2014

Governor Signs Law Providing New Jersey Employee Leasing Companies with Choice for Unemployment Insurance Taxes

February 19, 2014

Governor Signs Bill Aiming to Count Time Missed Due to a State of Emergency in Determining Eligibility for Certain Leave Benefits

February 19, 2014

Governor Christie Signs New Jersey Pregnancy Bill into Law

February 19, 2014

Taking Documents to Support Discrimination Claims Can Be Prosecuted As Theft, Notwithstanding Quinlan, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

February 19, 2014

EEOC Releases FY 2013 Enforcement And Litigation Data: Employers Take Heed

February 08, 2014

Time to Update Your New Jersey Wage and Hour, Payment of Wages Posters

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Legislators Reintroduce Bill Seeking to Prohibit Workplace Bullying

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Supreme Court to Revisit Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment by Supervisors

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Age Discrimination Plaintiff Need Not Show She Was Replaced or Her Employer Sought a Replacement

January 14, 2014

Bill Would Provide New Jersey Employee Leasing Companies with Choice for Unemployment Insurance Taxes

January 14, 2014

Bill Introduced to Extend New Jersey Employment Discrimination Protections to Unpaid Interns

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Gender Equity Notice Now Available in Spanish, and with Draft Acknowledgment

January 14, 2014

Proposed Amendments to New Jersey Wage Payment Law Would Permit Payment by Debit Cards

January 14, 2014

Jersey City Issues Sick Leave Ordinance Posters

January 14, 2014

Bill Introduced to Bar New Jersey Public Entities from Entering Into Confidential Settlement Agreements

January 14, 2014

Bill Introduced to Ban Discrimination in Employment in New Jersey on the Basis of Familial Status

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Pregnancy Bill Sent to Governor Christie

January 14, 2014

New Jersey Gender Equity Notice Now Available—Employer Obligations Start January 6, 2014

December 10, 2013

Jersey City, New Jersey Enacts Sick Leave Ordinance . . . Is Newark Next?

December 02, 2013

Annual CEPA Notice

November 27, 2013

Missing “At-Will” Language in Employment Agreement Leaves At-Will Status Up to the Jury, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

November 27, 2013

Equity Partner Lacks Standing to Bring Whistleblower Claim Under CEPA, New Jersey District Court Holds

November 27, 2013

Defense Counsel’s ex parte Investigation of EEOC Claimants Leads to Sanctions by New Jersey District Court

November 27, 2013

New Jersey Voters Raise State Minimum Wage

November 27, 2013

New Jersey Social Media Privacy Law

November 27, 2013

Plaintiff’s Employment Case Dismissed for Failure to Mention Suit in Pending Bankruptcy Proceedings, New Jersey District Court Holds

November 27, 2013

Jersey City, New Jersey Enacts Sick Leave Ordinance; Is Newark Next?

November 27, 2013

New Jersey Bill Aims to Count Time Missed Due to a State of Emergency in Determining Eligibility for Certain Leave Benefits

November 27, 2013

Proposed Amendment to New Jersey Prevailing Wage Law Would Severely Punish Repeat Offenders

November 27, 2013

New Law Punishes New Jersey Employers That Fail to Timely or Adequately Respond to Unemployment Agency Requests for Information

November 27, 2013

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Expand Protections for Pregnant Employees

November 27, 2013

New Jersey Clarifies New Hire Reporting Obligations

November 27, 2013

Time to Update Your New Jersey Workplace Posters!

September 19, 2013

New Jersey Legislative Summer Round-up: Social Media, Pay Equity Protection Laws Enacted; Misclassification Law Vetoed

September 18, 2013

Employee’s Disclosure of Customer Information in the Face of Suspected Child Neglect Held Protected Activity Under CEPA, District of New Jersey Holds

September 18, 2013

New Jersey District Court Holds That Stored Communications Act Protects Employee’s Private Facebook Posts, But Employer Still Free to Discharge Poster

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds “Watchdog Employees” Can Bring CEPA Claims

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Assembly Introduces Bill to Invalidate Restrictive Covenants and Non-Disclosure Agreements for Employees Eligible for Unemployment

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Bill to Punish Misclassification of Trucking Business Employees

September 18, 2013

Effective Anti-Harassment Policy Warrants Summary Judgment on Hostile Work Environment Claim, District of New Jersey Holds

September 18, 2013

Reliance on Inapplicable Code of Ethics Cannot Support CEPA’s Reasonable Belief Standard, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

September 18, 2013

Proposed Bill Seeks to Require New Jersey Employers to File Monthly, Not Quarterly, Wage Reports on Employees

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Becomes Law

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Assembly Proposes Law to Require Employers to Provide Earned Sick Leave

September 18, 2013

New Jersey’s Domestic Violence Victim Leave Law Poster Now Available

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Aider and Abettor Liability Can Be Imposed on a Supervisor for His or Her Own Affirmative Violations of the NJLAD

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Supreme Court Takes Broad View of Protected Complaints Under NJLAD, But Narrow View Under CEPA

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Expands Pay Equity Protections

September 18, 2013

Plaintiff Entitled to Employer’s Customers’ Addresses, District of New Jersey Holds

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Casino’s Waitress Appearance Policy Not Discriminatory

September 18, 2013

Indefinite Leave is Not a Reasonable Accommodation, District of New Jersey Holds

September 18, 2013

New Jersey Governor Signs Domestic Violence Victim Leave Law

July 19, 2013

Domestic Violence Victim Leave Law Enacted in New Jersey

July 19, 2013

New Jersey’s Social Networking Privacy Law Gets Conditional Veto by Gov. Christie

May 07, 2013

Social Media Privacy Bill Awaits Action by Governor Christie

April 17, 2013

The “New Jobs for New Jersey Act” Passes in Both the Senate and the Assembly

April 05, 2013

Broad Social Media Privacy Bill Reaches New Jersey Governor’s Desk

April 05, 2013

New Jersey DOL Clarifies Overtime Exemption for Employees of Common Carriers of Passengers by Motor Bus

April 05, 2013

New Jersey DOL Proposes Rule to Require Unemployment Applicants to Register for Work and Engage in Other Work Search Related Activities

April 05, 2013

FMLA Policy in Handbook Does Not Satisfy Individualized Notice Requirements of FMLA, New Jersey District Court Holds

April 05, 2013

CEPA Reasonableness Requires Consideration of Plaintiff’s Background, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

February 01, 2013

Update Regarding New Jersey’s New Pay Equality Notice Law

February 01, 2013

Recertification of Intermittent Leave Violates FMLA, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

February 01, 2013

Proposed “Ban the Box” Bill Would Greatly Restrict Use of Applicants’ Criminal Background Information by New Jersey Employers

February 01, 2013

New Jersey Trade Secrets Act Does Not Preempt Common Law Claims for Misappropriation of Confidential Information

February 01, 2013

Non-Competition Agreement Triggered Upon Break in Service, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

February 01, 2013

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Protect Politically Active Employees from Retaliation

February 01, 2013

New Jersey Minimum Wage Hike Now Up to Voters

February 01, 2013

New Jersey Legislature Reintroduces Bill to Provide Unpaid On-the-Job Training to the Unemployed

February 01, 2013

New Jersey Domestic Violence Leave Bills Amended

February 01, 2013

Another Update: New Jersey’s New Pay Equality Notice Law

January 04, 2013

Bill Introduced to Allow Alternate Workers’ Compensation Programs Through Collective Bargaining

December 14, 2012

Employee Terminated After Failing Random, Post-Treatment Alcohol Test States Discrimination Claim, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

December 14, 2012

Reminder: Annual CEPA Notice for Employers with 10 or More Employees Must Be Distributed

December 14, 2012

Update Regarding New Jersey Pay Equality Notice Law

December 14, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill Amending Unemployment Insurance Benefits Disqualification Standards

December 14, 2012

Bill Proposed to Amend NJLAD to Prohibit Healthcare Benefit Discrimination

December 14, 2012

Denial of Access to Donated Sick Leave Program is Not a Failure to Accommodate, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

December 14, 2012

No Negligent Hiring for Sexual Assault Where Employee’s Prior Misconduct Was Improper But Not Sexual in Nature, New Jersey District Court Holds

December 14, 2012

New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase Bill Advances to Governor’s Desk

December 14, 2012

Bill Introduced to Allow New Jersey Employees Access to Their Personnel Records

December 14, 2012

Bill Introduced to Establish Two-Year Statute of Limitations for Most New Jersey Civil Actions

December 14, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Amends “New Jersey Employer Identity Disclosure Act”

December 14, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Introduces Bill to Require Bi-Annual Notice Regarding Temporary Disability Leave Benefits

December 14, 2012

New Jersey Assembly and Senate Amend Domestic Violence Leave Bills

December 14, 2012

Social Networking Privacy Bill Appears Ready to Reach New Jersey Governor’s Desk

December 14, 2012

How Can a Knowledge Management Counsel Help Achieve Excellence as Well as Efficiency?

October 22, 2012

Bill Introduced in New Jersey to Allow Alternative Workers’ Compensation Programs To Be Established Through Collective Bargaining

October 15, 2012

“NJ SAFE Act” Would Require Unpaid Leave to Victims of Sexual Assault or Domestic Violence

October 15, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Proposes “New Jersey Employer Identity Disclosure Act”

October 15, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Proposes Bill to Expand the List of Permissible Wage Deductions

October 15, 2012

New Jersey Senate Proposes “New Jobs for New Jersey Act” That Provides Tax Credits to Small Private Sector Employers

October 15, 2012

Social Networking Privacy Bill Close to New Jersey Governor’s Desk

October 15, 2012

City of Newark Passes Ordinance Restricting Criminal Background Checks and Inquiries

October 15, 2012

Workplace Bullying Law Reintroduced in New Jersey

October 15, 2012

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Make Independent Contractor Relationship Onerous and Risky

October 15, 2012

Bills Proposed in New Jersey to Require Payment of Unemployment Benefits During Lengthy Appeals

October 15, 2012

Arbitrator’s Decision Finding Just Cause for Discharge Dooms Subsequent Statutory Claims, District of New Jersey Holds

October 15, 2012

“Old Man” Comments by a Supervisor Were Sufficient to Cause Hostile Work Environment and Individual Liability, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

October 15, 2012

New Pay Equality Poster and Notice Law Enacted in New Jersey

September 25, 2012

New Pay Equality Poster and Notice Law Enacted in New Jersey

September 24, 2012

New Jersey Bills Seek to Punish Misclassification of Trucking Industry Employees

September 14, 2012

New Jersey Bill Seeks to Raise Unemployment Insurance Rate Cap

September 14, 2012

New Jersey Department of Labor Proposes Amendments and New Rules Regarding Employee Leasing Companies

September 14, 2012

Third Circuit Clarifies Standard for Final Certification of FLSA Collective Actions

September 14, 2012

Employer Off The Hook for Co-Worker Harassment Claims Thanks to Its Anti-Harassment Policies, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

September 14, 2012

Alcoholic Anxiety-Stricken Nurse States Termination Claim Under NJLAD, New Jersey District Court Holds

July 16, 2012

Termination Two Days Before Taking FMLA Leave “Unusually Suggestive,” New Jersey District Court Holds

July 16, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Amends Applicant/Employee Social Networking Disclosure Bill

July 16, 2012

NJLAD Lawsuit Barred Once State Agency Adopted Finding of EEOC, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

July 16, 2012

New Jersey Senate Introduces New Minimum Wage Bill

July 16, 2012

Package of Gender Pay Parity Laws Reaches New Jersey Governor’s Desk

July 16, 2012

Employer Need Not Ask Questions When a New Hire Brings His Customer List With Him, New Jersey Supreme Court Holds

July 16, 2012

Third Circuit Establishes New Test for Joint Employer Liability Under FLSA

July 16, 2012

New Jersey Supreme Court Severely Limits the Laches Defense for Claims Brought Within the Statute of Limitations

July 16, 2012

Despite Willful OSHA Violation, New Jersey Supreme Court Reaffirms Exclusivity of Workers’ Compensation Benefits, Refuses to Apply Intentional Injury Exception

July 16, 2012

Union President Had Expectation of Privacy in Private Facebook Posting, New Jersey District Court Holds

July 16, 2012

Another School and Medical Leave Bill Is Introduced By New Jersey Legislature

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Bill Would Dramatically Expand Employers’ Notice Obligations

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Bills Seek to Reduce or Eliminate Unemployment Benefits Upon Receipt of Severance Benefits

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Increase Minimum Wage to $8.50

June 08, 2012

Defamation Plaintiff Need Not Offer Evidence of Actual Damages, New Jersey Supreme Court Holds

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Senate Introduces “Lilly Ledbetter” Bill

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Senate Bill Would Bar Employers from Seeking Social Media Information from Applicants and Employees

June 08, 2012

Felony Conviction Renders Employee Unqualified, Discrimination Claims Dismissed, New Jersey District Court Rules

June 08, 2012

Philadelphia-Based Employee’s CEPA and NJLAD Claims Dismissed Even Though Employee Managed New Jersey Accounts, New Jersey District Court Rules

June 08, 2012

New Jersey Bills Seek to Prohibit Employers from Requiring or Obtaining Credit Checks from Applicants or Employees

June 08, 2012

Employee Should Not Have Been Ordered to Share Cost of a Court-Appointed Discovery Master in CEPA and NJLAD Case, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds

June 08, 2012

Arbitration Agreement Enforceable Despite Limitation on Damages and Mutual Fee Shifting, New Jersey District Court Rules

June 08, 2012

Attorney-Assisted Gripes About Commission Reduction Not Protected By New Jersey CEPA

May 14, 2012

New York Assembly Approves Bill to Increase Minimum Wage for Public and Private Employees

May 14, 2012

Sexual Orientation Protected Through Retaliation In New York

May 14, 2012

New Jersey Seeks to Bar Employers From Requiring Social Networking Info

May 14, 2012

New York Assembly Attempts to Fix Gender Pay Discrepancies

May 14, 2012

“Perceived As” Discrimination Claims Now Extend to All Protected Categories Under New Jersey LAD

May 14, 2012

New York Employee Denied Equal Paternity Leave May Pursue Gender Discrimination Claim under Title VII

May 14, 2012

New York Seeks to Bar Employers from Requesting Social Media Log-in Names or Passwords

May 14, 2012

Plaintiff Bears the Burden of Establishing Mitigation of Front Pay Damages under New Jersey LAD

May 14, 2012

New Jersey Adopts “Employment First” Initiative

May 14, 2012

Third Circuit Disallows Cost Shifting of the Majority of ESI Expenses

April 04, 2012

Bill Seeks to More Than Double the Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers by July 2013

April 04, 2012

Four Bills Seeking to Combat Gender Wage Gap Blaze Through the Assembly

April 04, 2012

Another Bill Would Provide for School and Medical Family Leave

April 04, 2012

Another Bill Would Prohibit Employers from Credit Screening Potential Hires

April 04, 2012

Appellate Division Affirms Dismissal of Suit Because Employer Responded to Most of the Employee’s Multiple Requests For Accommodation

April 04, 2012

New Jersey’s Corporation Business Tax Held Applicable to Foreign Corporations With a Single Employee Telecommuting From New Jersey

April 04, 2012

Third Circuit Upholds Arbitration Agreement in Meal Break Class Action

April 04, 2012

Save New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act - Passes in the Assembly

April 04, 2012

Appellate Division Finds Single Anti-Semitic Email Insufficient to Create Hostile Work Environment

April 04, 2012

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January 14, 2014 - Practical Law Company - "Ogletree Deakins: Jersey City Issues Sick Leave Ordinance Posters"
December 12, 2013 - SHRM.org - "N.J.: Gender Equity Notice Now Available - Employer Obligations Start Jan. 6, 2014"

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