NJ Appellate Division Issues Latest Pro-Arbitration Ruling Requiring Former Re/Max Agent to Arbitrate Sexual Harassment Claims Brought under LAD

NJ Appellate Division Issues Latest Pro-Arbitration Ruling Requiring Former Re/Max Agent to Arbitrate Sexual Harassment Claims Brought under LAD By Lindsey Andreozzi, Esq., February 24, 2021 Earlier this month, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a decision that will join the litany of New Jersey cases following the recent trend of liberally enforcing arbitration agreements. […]

COVID-19 Employment Lawsuits Climbing the Courts: Second Circuit to Hear Previously Dismissed Public Nuisance and Workplace Safety Claims Against Amazon

COVID-19 Employment Lawsuits Climbing the Courts: Second Circuit to Hear Previously Dismissed Public Nuisance and Workplace Safety Claims Against Amazon. By Jesse Grasty, Esq., December 23, 2020 Employees at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have appealed the recent dismissal of their lawsuit, which alleged the company failed to comply with state and federal public […]

Third Circuit Holds That Good Faith Bargaining Requires Production of Presumptively Relevant Information, Not A Concession To Overbroad Requests

Third Circuit Holds That Good Faith Bargaining Requires Production of Presumptively Relevant Information, Not A Concession To Overbroad Requests   By Kristine V. Ryan, Esq., October 2, 2020 A basic tenet of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) requires an employer to bargain in good faith with a union by providing all information relevant to […]

NJ SUPREME COURT SLIMS DOWN THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENFORCEABLE ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

NJ Supreme Court Slims Down the Requirements for Enforceable Arbitration Agreements By Nivritha Ketty, Esq., September 15, 2020 In a unanimous ruling last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that an arbitration agreement that did not designate an arbitral forum or process for selecting an arbitral forum was valid and enforceable. In Flanzman v. […]

Collazo v. Prime Flight of DE, Inc.: The DNJ Rules That Explicit Jury Waivers Are Not Needed To Enforce Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context

Collazo v. Prime Flight of DE, Inc.: The DNJ Rules That Explicit Jury Waivers Are Not Needed To Enforce Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context By Punam Alam, Esq., on August 19, 2020 Continuing its pro-arbitration trend, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey recently enforced an arbitration clause which did not […]

New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Latest Pro-Arbitration Ruling Requiring Delivery Drivers in New Jersey To Arbitrate Dispute With Employer Despite Federal Exemption

New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Latest Pro-Arbitration Ruling Requiring Delivery Drivers in New Jersey To Arbitrate Dispute With Employer Despite Federal Exemption By Iman Wells, Esq., on July 16, 2020 On July 14, 2020, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in two companion cases – Arafa v. Health Express Corp and Gloria […]