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  1. Unemployment Compensation Law Update: What NJ Employers Need to Know about Reporting Employee Separation Information

    Recent amendments to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation Law (UCL) took effect on July 31, 2023.  Intended to promote the timely payment of unemployment compensation benefits, the amendments include new employer reporting obligations related to separated employees, revised deadlines for appeals and increased fines for noncompliance. Specifically, all employers with employees working in New Jersey must…

  2. New York Senate Bill S3100A: Controversial Non-Compete Ban Awaits Governor Hochul’s Signature

    Earlier this summer, the New York General Assembly and Senate passed Senate Bill S3100A that, if signed into law, would amend the current New York labor law to ban the use of noncompete agreements and certain restrictive covenants.  It would also permit covered individuals to bring civil actions against those alleged to have violated the…

  3. Senate Bill No. 142: What You Need to Know About Corporate Conversion And New Jersey Business Entities

    On May 8, 2023, Senate Bill No. 142 became law.  The new law (P.L.2023, c.38) amends the “New Jersey Business Corporation Act” (N.J.S.14A:15-2) to allow for entity conversion and domestication.  This amendment brings New Jersey in line with many other states that already allow for domestication and conversion.  The goal of the new law is…

  4. New York Enacts New Notice Requirement for Health-Care Transactions

    A new law requiring health care entities to provide notice of certain health care transactions goes into effect next week.  As of August 1, 2023, Article 45-A of the Public Health Law shall be binding in New York State. Entitled “Disclosure of Material Transactions,” it requires that certain health care entities provide the New York…

  5. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Law Honoree

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, was recently recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leader in Law. Following a nomination period, NJBIZ chooses honorees who demonstrate an overall dedication to their practice and community.  To do so, a panel of independent…

  6. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Named to 2023 Super Lawyers List

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, has been named a 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyer.  Having already received recognition as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star six times, this is the second year Ms. Campanella has been included…

  7. Assembly Bill No.573: New Law Targets Costly Construction Inspection Delays

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Earlier this year, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 573 (A573) into law.  The purpose of the new law (P.L.2022, c.139) is to streamline the construction permitting process by ensuring inspections occur within a reasonable time from the requested date.  Supporters of the legislation have expressed the hope that a…

  8. New Breastfeeding Legislation: New York Gives Nursing Employees a Room of Their Own

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On December 9, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed new legislation expanding accommodations provided to private sector employees for expressing breastmilk in the workplace.  Supporting the rights of all New Yorkers to have a safe, hygienic, and convenient place to nurse, Senate Bill S4844B aligns the accommodations that private businesses must provide…

  9. Gina L. Campanella, Esq. Receives 2023 AVVO Clients’ Choice Award

    Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Avvo has, once again, awarded our principal attorney, Gina L. Campanella, the prestigious Clients’ Choice Award for providing outstanding legal service.  This is the eighth year in a row that Ms. Campanella has received this honor. Founded to help people find good lawyers, Avvo provides consumers detailed information…

  10. Assembly Bill No. 4521: Savage decision regarding Non-Disparagement Clauses Prompts New Legislation

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last May, in the case of Savage v. Township of Neptune, the New Jersey Appellate Division determined that a 2019 amendment to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), prohibiting non-disclosure or confidentiality provisions in employment contracts and settlement agreements, did not extend to the inclusion of non-disparagement clauses. Four…