New Jersey Offices - (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405

New Jersey Offices
  • 356 Franklin Avenue
  • Second Floor
  • Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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  • (By Appointment Only)
  • Shore Crossings – 3600 Route 66
  • Suite 150
  • Neptune, NJ 07753
  • (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405 tel

New York Office - (646) 759-2962

New York Office
  • (By Appointment Only)
  • 43 West 43rd Street
  • Suite 143
  • New York, NY 10036
  • (646) 759-2962 tel

Category Archives: Employment

  1. COVID-19 Liability Waivers: Are they a good idea?

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As individuals begin returning to work in New Jersey, business owners and health care practitioners are rightfully concerned about exposure to liability related to corona virus disease 2019.  Therefore, many are exploring the option of having associated individuals waive their right to sue for injuries related to a COVID-19 diagnosis…

  2. REMOTE WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS DURING PANDEMIC

    Now that you have been forced to expand, secure, and support a remote workforce… what happens next? By: Peter Jacobson, Director of Business Development, powersolution.com Although the deployment of remote workforces has been gradually growing over a period of several years, the current pandemic has mandated exponential growth of remote workers in a very short…

  3. U.S. Supreme Court Reaches Critical Conclusion: Title VII Protections Extend to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

    Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit.  – Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, No. 17-1618 (2020) (p.6)   By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Yesterday, in a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled  that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…

  4. H.R. 7010: New Amendments to Paycheck Protection Program Afford Employers Increased Flexibility Related to Loan Forgiveness

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last Friday, President Trump signed H.R. 7010 into law.  Otherwise known as the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Flexibility Act”), it is meant to amend provisions of the Small Business Act and the CARES Act so as to address concerns related to loan forgiveness under the Paycheck…

  5. Senate Bill No. 718:  New Jersey Legislators Hope to Bolster Teen Employment with Tax Credits

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the youth labor force “grows sharply between April and July each year.”  Although summer may look a little different this year as small businesses struggle to implement new operating procedures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that New Jersey’s youth…

  6. The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act Explained: March 2020 Guidelines Provide Explanation of Purpose and Application

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last July, the New Jersey Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the Act) effectively expanded protections against pay discrimination and retaliation under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Almost a year later, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights (DCR) has published guidance intended to offer clarification and assistance…

  7. COVID-19 Update:  Pandemic response exceptions to common privacy practices in business and health care 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD  Over the past several weeks, New Jersey’s Governor Murphy and various federal government offices have issued more than 20 executive orders and federal memorandums in an effort to address the ongoing COVID-19 crises, decelerate the pandemic and mitigate its effect on all citizens.  Predominantly effective for the duration of the…

  8. CARE Acts’ Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act

    By: Jason Santarcangelo, Esq. Today, President Trump signed into law, HR 478 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act.” We are issuing this focused advisory specifically for our small business clients who could be eligible for a loan under the CARE Acts’ Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act. Below…

  9. COVID-19 Updates:  Online resources and Information 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As the world adjusts to social distancing and orders to shelter-in-place, we want you to know that Campanella Law Office remains 100% open on a virtual basis.  We understand that the avalanche of CDC, state and federal guidance is overwhelming and, while our first responders do their part to slow…

  10. Update: Winter 2020 brings a flurry of new legislation targeting worker misclassification and New Jersey’s anti-harassment laws.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. For the past two months, New Jersey legislators forged ahead with an overall agenda to address workplace protections both in the arenas of compensation and culture.  Most recently, in February, Governor Murphy proposed legislation that would revise the state’s anti-harassment laws.  The proposed legislation  not only clarifies the definition of…