Topic: Employment

Dealing With Employees Who Have Been Charged With a Crime

Understand what you can and can’t do when one of your employees has been charged with a crime. Make sure you’re aware of the legal limitations you’re faced with. One of the most perplexing problems that can confront an employer arises after the employer discovers that one of its employees has been arrested and charged […]

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Expanding Paid Sick Leave Laws in 2015

Attend this live webinar and gain a better understanding of the changing landscape of sick leave and how it can impact you and your company. In November, 2014, the municipalities of East Orange, Irvington, Jersey City, Passaic, Newark and Patterson, New Jersey recently passed municipal ordinances that currently require employers to provide paid sick time […]

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Ralph Smith, 3rd Speaks at NBI Seminar

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Ralph R. Smith, 3rd was a faculty member at a National Business Institute (NBI) Employment Law seminar held on October 14, 2014 in Atlantic City, NJ and on October 15, 2014 in Cherry Hill, NJ. Mr. Smith first spoke at a session, titled Drafting Must-Have Policies for […]

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Public Employee Has First Amendment Right to Refuse Flu Shot

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently handed down a significant decision regarding a public employee’s First Amendment right to freedom of expression. In Valent v. Board of Review, 436 N.J. Super. 41 (App. Div. 2014), the Appellate Division reversed a Department of Labor- Board of Review decision that denied […]

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