Posts tagged compliance
New Jersey Employers Face Numerous Changes to Employment Laws in 2018 and 2019

Since 2018, under Governor Phil Murphy’s Administration, New Jersey has been actively expanding its existing employment laws and enacting new ones. The constantly evolving and changing landscape of employment laws presents potential difficulties and risks for New Jersey employers who must comply with an increasingly complex human resources compliance environment. We have written about many of these changes, which include, the following:

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Five Steps to Protect Your Business When Terminating Employees

Terminating an employee is something most, if not all, business owners will need to do at some point. While employment in the United States is "at-will," anti-discrimination and other similar laws do make some reasons for termination unlawful. Employers that do not properly plan for terminations expose themselves to needless claims. Fortunately, there are steps that employers can take to minimize the risk of facing a wrongful termination claim.

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Ten Reasons to Provide Anti-Harassment Training to Your Employees

Providing anti-harassment training to employees is a key component of implementing an effective anti-harassment policy.  Yet many small and medium sized employers fail to provide necessary anti-harassment training to their managers and staff.   This is a mistake that could potentially expose a company to significant legal liabilities, even if the company has a written anti-harassment policy. 

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