27th Aug 2018

     Governor Phil Murphy recently signed P.L. 2018, c. 78 (“Recess Law”) into law, which is effective immediately and requires all school districts to provide a daily recess period of at least twenty (20) minutes to students in kindergarten … more

13th Aug 2018

As you are aware, Governor Phil Murphy recently enacted the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act (“Act”), P.L. 2018 c. 15, which significantly expands the rights of unions in the public sector.  However, on June 27, 2018 the United States Supreme Court … more

30th May 2018

CLIENT ALERT – May 30, 2018 NEW “PASS THE TRASH” LEGISLATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS ON SCHOOL DISTRICTS Governor Phil Murphy recently signed P.L. 2018, c. 5, the “Pass the Trash” law, which requires public schools, charter schools, nonpublic … more

18th Apr 2018

The following article was published in the New Jersey State Bar Association’s publication New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly Vol. 39, No. 2 April 2018 Caveat Orator’—Public Sector Employees Must Know the Limits of Their First Amendment Rights or … more