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Category Archives: Business

  1. Assembly Bill No. 862: New law seeks to ensure service dogs’ access to public places

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD   On February 14, 2022, a new law concerning service dogs’ access to public places was approved by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee of the New Jersey General Assembly.  Simply put, Assembly Bill No. 862, also known as the Tucker & McKnight Bill, requires employee training concerning access to…

  2. Assembly Bill No. 3950: New Jersey employees must be provided written notice of vehicle tracking devices

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As of April 18, 2022, New Jersey employers must provide notice to workers before tracking their vehicles.  On January 18, 2022, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No.  3950 into law.  Originally presented by its sponsors as a way to support privacy rights of New Jersey employees under the Fourth Amendment of…

  3. Flexibility offered to American Workforce During Pandemic Recovery: How to “post” notices for the virtual or hybrid workplace

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week, the Campanella Law Office blog addressed the importance of continued compliance with an employer’s requirement to provide conspicuous notices of employees rights in the workplace; particularly in light of several recent federal and state-level legislative updates.  Of course, complying with many of these requirements has become increasingly difficult as…

  4. Employee Rights: Are your posters up-to-date?

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As of the end of next month, employers will have been struggling to keep businesses alive amid the COVID-19 pandemic for two years.  In that time, in addition to constantly evolving health  safety protocols, there have also been a series of legislative developments that suggest a review of notice and…

  5. Social Media and Defamation: Is there recourse against that inevitable unfair review?

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Lately it seems that the accessibility of the internet has become a double-edged sword for many business owners. While internet marketing and social media advertising have nearly become a necessity for success, an accompanying pitfall is the ease with which disgruntled consumers can publicly air grievances to a broad audience;…

  6. No Surprises Act: What Providers Should Know About the New Patient Protection Legislation

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On December 27, 2020, H.R. 133 (116th), better known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, was signed into law.  Included therein, was a key consumer protection law designed to shield patients from receiving unexpected, and often exorbitant, out-of-network medical bills.  Effective as of January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act…

  7. Check Us Out: Campanella Law Office is on YouTube

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Did you know that Campanella Law Office LLC has its own YouTube channel?  Containing a carefully curated playlist of webinars hosted by special guests and strategic partners, our channel recognizes that our clients appreciate the ability to stay informed through a variety of online platforms. Specifically selected by our principal…

  8. Assembly Bill No. 681: Governor Murphy Expands NJLAD to Fully Prohibit Age Discrimination in the Workplace

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On October 5, 2021, Governor Murphy signed legislation amending portions of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to establish a clear prohibition of ageism in the workplace.  Acknowledging that people are living and working longer, and the value of their knowledge and experience, A681 (P.L.2021, c.248) expands protections afforded to…

  9. Enforcement of OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 Vaccinations is suspended pending Sixth Circuit review

    By; Cristina N. Hyde, JD On November 5, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), published the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) called for in President Biden’s six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy for the continued fight against COVID-19.  The ETS establishes COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for private employers with 100 or more employees. …

  10. Courtroom Cue: New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On March 9, 2021, the New Jersey Supreme Court had its first opportunity to consider a pregnancy discrimination matter that was based on the New Jersey Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “Act”).  The Court was asked to consider whether the Act had been violated as a matter of law.  After…