ATTENTION EMPLOYERS: TIME TO UPDATE YOUR FEDERAL WORKPLACE POSTER!

By Rachel H. Khedouri, Esq. On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(“EEOC”) issued a new poster to be displayed in the workplace by all employers with 15 or more employees. The “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster replaces the previous “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” and describes the Federal […]

ATTENTION NYC EMPLOYERS: PRIVATE SECTOR VACCINE MANDATE ENDS NOVEMBER 1

By Adaneka Witter, Legal Intern and Rachel H. Khedouri, Esq. As he received his own COVID-19 bivalent booster shot, Mayor Eric Adams recently announced that New York City’s vaccine requirement for private-sector employees who interact with the public in the workplace will no longer be mandatory as of November 1, 2022. Click HERE and HERE to […]

TO PREEMPT OR NOT TO PREEMPT – NEW JERSEY COURT FINDS BAN ON MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES NO LONGER ENFORCEABLE FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT/ASSAULT CLAIMS

By Jean Schroll Knapp, Esq. In the most recent New Jersey case addressing the interplay between the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) and the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), an Essex County Judge found that, following the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, the FAA no longer preempts Section […]

ATTENTION NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY EMPLOYERS: JERSEY CITY EXPANDS OBLIGATIONS OF PAY TRANSPARENCY IN JOB POSTINGS AND NEW YORK STATE IS POISED TO BE NEXT

9.9.22 | By Rachel H. Khedouri, Esq. As we have alerted readers in prior eAlerts, a national trend has emerged to require employers to publicly disclose salary information whenever they post a job or upon request. Fueled by efforts to address gender and racial wage gaps, and commonly referred to as “pay transparency,” twelve jurisdictions […]