On March 25, in New Jersey Civil Justice Institute et al. v. Grewal, a New Jersey district court ruled that the Garden State is barred from enforcing a recently
Continue Reading New Jersey District Court Declares NJLAD’s Ban on Employment Arbitration Agreements Preempted by Federal Arbitration Act, Permanently Enjoins Enforcement

On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 95 into law, once again requiring employers to provide California employees with paid sick leave in connection with COVID-19. Under SB
Continue Reading Statewide COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Returns to California

Much has been written cautioning employers about the twin holdings of Donohue v. AMN Services LLC, in which the California Supreme Court said on Feb. 25 that employers “cannot
Continue Reading Rethinking Meal Break Class Certification After Calif. Ruling

Over the past few years, California has enacted legislation that requires public companies in California to meet certain diversity metrics with respect to their boards of directors. These board-specific requirements
Continue Reading More than a “Board” Game: How Companies Thrive with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

New Jersey employers and businesses should familiarize themselves with the lesser-known provisions of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), which prohibit discrimination outside of the employment context, including discrimination in private
Continue Reading Failure to Contract: The LAD’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions for Non-Employees