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December 2015 Newsletter

December 2015 Newsletter I. EMPLOYMENT LIABILITY Companies Contracting with Employment Agencies Can Be Held Liable for Temporary Employees’ Discrimination Claims In Faush v. Tuesday Morning, 2015 U.S.App.LEXIS 19977 (3d. Cir. Pa. November 18, 2015), Matthew Faush, an African American was an employee of Labor Ready, a staffing company that provides temporary employees to clients, including […]

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August 2015 Newsletter

August 2015 Newsletter I. EMPLOYMENT LAW Plaintiffs’ Assent to Company Arbitration Policy By Continuing to Be Employed In Jaworski v. Ernst & Young US LLP, ___ N.J. Super. ___, 2015 N.J. Super. LEXIS 120 (July 23, 2015), three Ernst & Young employees sued for age discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Ernst & […]

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June 2015 Newsletter

June 2015 Newsletter I. EMPLOYMENT LAW An Employer May Not Make an Applicant’s Religious Practice, Confirmed or Otherwise, a Factor in Employment Decisions In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc, 201 U.S. LEXIS 3718 (U.S. Jun. 1, 2015), Samantha Elauf, a practicing Muslim, applied for a position at an Abercrombie & […]

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April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015 Newsletter I. EMPLOYMENT LAW Supreme Court Holds that Employers Cannot Deny Pregnant Workers the Same Accommodations it Provides to Other Workers who are Injured on the Job. In Young v. UPS, Inc., 135 S. Ct. 1338 (March 25, 2015), plaintiff, Peggy Young, was a part­time driver for UPS. When she became pregnant she […]

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March 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 Newsletter I. EMPLOYMENT LAW State Sovereign Immunity Precludes Plaintiff’s ADA Claim, Even Though Defendants Did Not Fully Raise Argument Until Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV) In Royster v. New Jersey State Police, 2015 N.J. Super. LEXIS 36 (March 10, 2015), the New Jersey State Police (“NJSP”) employed plaintiff Brian Royster, an […]

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