27th Feb 2023

On July 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (USED) released new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services regarding discipline of students with disabilities. The new guidance consisted of three documents: … 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

CLIENT ALERT APRIL 18, 2018 – AMENDMENTS TO GUARANTEE PROVISIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL LAND USE LAW Assembly Bill 1425/Senate Bill 3233 was signed into law on January 16, 2018, as P.L. 2017, c. 312, which implements major reforms to the … more

25th Jan 2018

CLIENT ALERT JANUARY 25, 2018 NEW REQUIREMENT TO CERTIFY COMPLIANCE WITH EEOC HIRING PRACTICES GUIDANCE On August 7, 2017, the Local Budget Law was amended to require municipalities to certify compliance with certain Federal civil rights requirements when submitting their … more

  CLIENT ALERT JANUARY 25, 2018 USE OF RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION ON STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES     On or about January 15, 2018, former Governor Chris Christie signed Senate Bill 1163 into law. The new statute, effective immediately, supplements N.J.S.A. … more

11th Jul 2017

CLIENT ALERT JUNE 30, 2017 GOVERNMENT RECORDS UNDER OPRA: WHETHER ELECTRONCALLY STORED INFORMATION EXTRACTED FROM AN EMAIL IS A GOVERNMENT RECORD New Jersey Supreme Court, in Paff v Galloway Twp., No. 077692, 2017 WL 2644470 (N.J., June 20, 2017), recently … more

19th May 2016

New Rules Impacting the FLSA White Collar Exemption Requirements: General Guidance and Specific Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education By Gina Anton   Overview of Revisions On May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its Final … more