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  1. New York Adopts Full Practice Authority Legislation for Nurse Practitioners

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Earlier this month, with the passing of its budget, New York became the 25th state to grant full and independent practice authority to nurse practitioners (NPs).  Intended to promote access to care, help attract and retain nurses, and address healthcare disparities among different communities, the new legislation  eliminates regulatory barriers…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina L. Campanella Named to 2022 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 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyer.  Having already received recognition as a  New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star six times, this is the first year Ms. Campanella has been included…

  5. #STOPTHESTIGMA: President Biden expected to sign the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act into law

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week, President Biden gave his State of the Union address where he emphasized his administration’s commitment to focus on our nation’s growing mental health crisis.  In conjunction with the President’s address, the White House released a Fact Sheet that further explained the Biden administration’s vision to transform how mental health…

  6. We need to talk about HIPAA

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last December, the New Jersey health care community received a sobering reminder of the importance of the proper handling of protected health care information.  After being accused of compromising patient data, a large cancer treatment provider settled with the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA); admitting no fault but agreeing to…

  7. Senate Bill No. 760: Pending New Jersey legislation would expand the existing New Jersey Health Care Profile to include all health care professionals

    By Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week, Senate Bill No. 760 was unanimously approved by the Senate Commerce Committee.  If enacted, the bill would expand the scope of the New Jersey Health Care Consumer Information Act (the Act) to include all licensed health care professionals as defined by the New Jersey Health Care Professional Responsibility and…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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;…