Topic: Labor and Employment

The Legal Importance of the Interactive Process

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd One of the most important duties that is imposed by anti-disability discrimination laws is the obligation to accommodate the disabled employee in performing the essential job duties of a desired employment position.  As part of that obligation, both federal and New Jersey state law impose a duty upon the employer […]

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Access to Personnel Files in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

By Laurel B. Peltzman, Esq. You have just terminated your most problematic and least productive employee. The employee leaves the premises immediately after his termination but then returns a few hours later with a request. He wants to review his personnel file. As an employer that terminated this employee just a few short hours ago, […]

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Hot Topics in Employment Law: A Breakfast Series

Presenters Carmen Saginario Jr., Esq. Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. Kelly E. Adler, Esq. Laurel B. Peltzman, Esq. Who Should Attend The breakfast seminar series is especially designed for business owners or officers, administrators, human resource professionals, office managers and other personnel who are responsible for or involved with the day-to-day employment practices of a […]

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Beware Religious Discrimination Claims

By Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. An often overlooked aspect of anti-discrimination laws is the restrictions placed on any kind of employment related discrimination due to an employee’s religious membership or beliefs.  Both Title VII and New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) contain broad bans on this type of workplace discrimination.  Employers must remind their […]

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