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July 30, 2021

Advice to Pro Se Litigants: Choose Your Forum Carefully

By: Jennifer Weitz, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. If a plaintiff recovers a modest amount in small claims court for nonpayment of wages, does this bar […]
July 16, 2021

Getting Rid of Non-Compete Agreements???? Maybe!!!

By: Jennifer Weitz, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The White House recently announced plans to issue an executive order aimed at increasing competition in the job […]
July 12, 2021

Welcome Decision for New Jersey Misclassified Workers

By:  Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As discussed in a prior blog, in 2015 the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the test for […]
July 9, 2021

Montclair Passes Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Ordinance

By:  Ty Hyderally, Esq., Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Elana Burk On June 22, 2021, Montclair’s Township Council passed legislation instituting new protections for transgender and nonbinary […]
July 7, 2021

Even a Little Offensive Language in the Workplace Is Too Much

By: Jennifer Weitz, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. How many instances of offensive speech are needed to claim a hostile workplace environment under the LAD? If […]
June 25, 2021

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standards Related to COVID-19

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued its first Emergency Temporary Standard in […]
June 24, 2021

New Jersey’s Older Workers to Gain Greater Protections

By:  Francine Foner, Esq., Renee Jiang and Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey employees facing age discrimination may soon be on more equal footing with employees facing […]
June 18, 2021

Another Big Win for Disabled Employees in NJ!

By Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Supreme Court championed the rights of disabled employees in a case we discussed in an […]
June 16, 2021

Great News for Employees at Newark Airport and Newark Airport Train Terminal

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Healthy Terminals Act on April 29, 2021.  The Act expands access […]
June 11, 2021

NY HERO ACT: First Workplace Airborne Infectious Disease Prevention Law

By:  Renee Jiang, Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On May 5, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Health and Essential […]
June 8, 2021

Welcome Decision for Victims of Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment

By:  Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. If in response to an employee’s rejection of her supervisor’s sexual advances, the supervisor tells the employee to […]
June 4, 2021

Goodbye, Mask Mandate, Hello, Summer!

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On May 24, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will be dropping several mandates related to the COVID-19 […]
May 28, 2021

An Arbitration Claim Goes To Litigation – A Great Victory For Employees

By:  Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Does your employer need to sign an arbitration agreement requiring that employment disputes be arbitrated, rather than decided […]
May 24, 2021

Can I Be Fired for Getting Vaccinated??

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jerseyans may have heard of a private school in Florida which recently announced a policy against teachers […]
May 17, 2021

Can an Employer Rescind Your Job Offer Due to Sudden Disability?

By: Nina Lucibello, Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In February 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed suit against Saint Clare’s […]
May 13, 2021

DOL Rule Restores Employee Wage Protections

By:  Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On May 5, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced it was overturning a rule established during the […]
May 12, 2021

Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act: A Plan to “Stop Asian Hate”

By: Nina Lucibello, Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian Americans have drastically risen.  […]
April 29, 2021

Misclassified Employees Secure Tasty Settlement

By:  Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Federal and state wage laws are designed to ensure that employees who are covered by the wage laws […]
April 28, 2021

Workers Compensation Can Pay for Medical Marijuana

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Supreme Court recently affirmed that an employer must pay for medical marijuana prescribed for its […]
April 26, 2021

Proposed Amendments to the LAD: More Protections for Employees

By: Nina Lucibello, Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Legislature is currently considering a proposal by Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, […]
April 22, 2021

Advocates Working Up a SWEAT to Pass New York Wage Theft Law

Under existing New York law, even if an employee is successful in obtaining a judgment against an employer for unpaid wages, he or she may still […]
April 19, 2021

ARPA: More Than Just a Stimulus Check!

By: Nina Lucibello, Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In March 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) into law, a […]
April 15, 2021

NJ’s Recreational Marijuana Law Protects Employees Against Adverse Employment Actions – But it’s Not A License to be High at Work

By:  Renee Jiang, Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (“CREAMMA” or the “Act”), signed […]
April 14, 2021

NJLAD Preempted by the FAA: What Does This Mean for Employees?

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On March 25, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued a ruling […]
April 13, 2021

Can My Employer Really Fire Me for Protesting?

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. 2020 was a very tumultuous year, and 2021 started off with a violent insurrection.  Many employers terminated employees […]
April 12, 2021

New Rules in Sight for New Jersey Family Leave

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, does […]
April 7, 2021

Montclair Pre-K and Elementary Schools to Reopen April 12, 2021

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Montclair Public Schools began remote learning over a year ago.  Remote learning and in-person instruction during the pandemic […]
March 30, 2021

“She-Cession” — Will Affordable Childcare Bring Women Back to the Workplace?

By Renee Jiang, Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted women disproportionately.  More than 12 million […]
March 29, 2021

A Win for Pregnant Workers!

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As discussed in an earlier blog (November 23, 2020), the New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard a case […]
March 15, 2021

COVID-19 is Making a Case to Bring Back Women to the Workforce

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. March is Women’s History Month, and this year, more than ever, it is important to recognize the […]
March 12, 2021

Attention Pregnant Employees! Pregnant Workers Fairness Act May Finally Pass After Eight Years of Debate

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”) was first introduced eight years ago, in 2012, and has since […]
March 8, 2021

Lesson for New Jersey Boards of Education: Unemployment Benefits Do Not Offset Back-Pay Awards in Tenure Cases

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently clarified that back-pay which is due to tenured teachers is not offset […]
March 5, 2021

New Jersey’s LGBT Married Couples May Soon Breathe a Sigh of Relief

By Renee Jiang, Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On February 9, 2021, New Jersey lawmakers introduced a marriage equality bill seeking to codify same-sex […]
February 25, 2021

Can Your Employer Force You to take the COVID-19 Vaccine?

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Since the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has arrived, many people have begun to question whether their employers are […]
February 23, 2021

Breaking the Silence: Confidential Settlements of Employment Claims

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The Me-Too movement has brought to the forefront the problem with confidentiality provisions in settlement agreements which silence […]
February 17, 2021

Is a Dairy Milk Company Milking its Truck Drivers Out of Overtime Pay?

By:  Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Wage and Hour Law (“NJWHL”) requires employers to pay employees 1.5 times their regular hourly […]
February 10, 2021

Brougher v. Pinterest: A Landmark Settlement in a Gender Discrimination Case

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In August 2020, Francoise Brougher released a shocking blog post titled, “The Pinterest Paradox: Cupcakes and Toxicity” […]
February 3, 2021

Growing Recognition of Implicit Bias

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. What is “implicit bias”?  In a bill proposed in March 2020 to address implicit bias in prenatal care, […]
January 29, 2021

Montclair Teachers Scheduled to Return to the Classroom Pre-Vaccination: Must they Risk their Lives for their Livelihoods?

By: Jennifer Vorih, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. For Montclair teachers, parents, students, and school staff, it’s been a long haul since March 16, 2020, when […]
January 27, 2021

New Administration Aims to End Mandatory Arbitration and Non-Compete Agreements

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. With the election of Joe Biden, and the Democrats having regained control of the Senate, a number of […]
January 26, 2021

Biden Swiftly Overturns Ban on Transgender Individuals Serving in the U.S. Military

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Although the induction of the Biden administration was just last week, the new administration has swiftly set […]
January 20, 2021

Nurses and Hospital Workers – You Have Protections!

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. It’s no secret that employees in the health care industry have been hit hard over the past […]
January 19, 2021

Whistleblower Wins His Day in Court!

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Thomas Brodowski, formerly a Vice President of Administrative Services at Hudson County Community College, reported various activities which […]
January 12, 2021

Hoboken’s Police Chief Gets Another Shot at Proving his Whistleblowing Claim

By: Jennifer Vorih, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a January 7, 2021 decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division reversed the summary judgment dismissal of Anthony […]
January 11, 2021

Food Workers in NY – You have Rights!!!!

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On December 17, 2020, amendments to New York’s Fair Work Practices Code (the “Code”) were passed which […]
January 8, 2021

Judge’s Baffling Jury Instruction Wins Whistleblower a New Trial

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. When can a judge’s faulty jury instruction result in a new trial?  That is what the Appellate Division […]
December 29, 2020

Is My Employer’s Arbitration Agreement Valid?

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Arbitration agreements have taken over employment contracts by storm in recent years.   Although often not considered by […]
December 21, 2020

Hostile Work Environment Claims Against Lakewood Township Are Going to a Jury!

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq When do racist or sexist remarks in the workplace amount to a hostile work environment under the New […]
December 15, 2020

NJ Whistleblowers Claim Employer Used COVID-19 As an Excuse to Terminate Them

By Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In the employment law world, it is certainly not unique for an employer to create an excuse […]
December 11, 2020

Surprise! A Religious School Firing Someone Because She is Pregnant is Pregnancy Discrimination!

By: Jennifer Vorih, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a recent case, the New Jersey Appellate Division – for a second time – reversed the granting […]
December 8, 2020

How Soon Will Offices and Business Fully Reopen as Employees Get Vaccinated?

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Almost a year into the COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) pandemic, it is safe to say that many of us are […]
December 4, 2020

New York Case Offers Guidance on Filing Claims Against Employers for Failing to Follow Health and Safety Laws During the Pandemic

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In these uncertain pandemic times, many employees are able to work from home yet others cannot protect themselves […]
December 2, 2020

Can Your Employer Mandate That You Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq With the anticipation of COVID-19 vaccines soon becoming available, New Jersey employers may desire to mandate that their […]
November 23, 2020

New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Goes Up to the Supreme Court

By Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard Delanoy v. Township of Ocean to decide whether to uphold […]
November 20, 2020

Professor’s Employment Claims Given a Passing Grade by the Appellate Division!!

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. What type of workplace conduct constitutes gender harassment or gender discrimination? Does there need to be direct evidence […]
November 14, 2020

New COVID Restrictions and Clarification from Governor Murphy

By: Jennifer Vorih, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation and issued new restrictions related to the coronavirus […]
November 13, 2020

New Jersey Votes to Legalize Recreational Use of Marijuana. What Might That Mean in the Workplace?

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. For the first time in New Jersey, voters approved the use of recreational marijuana for those who […]
November 11, 2020

Going Back to Work Safely: New Jersey Implements Mandatory Protocols to Reduce COVID-19 Threat

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As New Jersey’s economy continues to gradually reopen and more New Jersey employees return to the workplace, COVID-19 […]
November 6, 2020

What if My Employer Is Shut Down for Disobeying Executive Orders?

By: Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Michael Chachura A favorite local restaurant—Cuban Pete’s in Montclair— had its locks changed by the Montclair Police Department and […]
October 27, 2020

Dove’s CROWN Act Prohibits Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Last year, beauty brand Dove set out to make the CROWN Act into law nationwide. “CROWN” stands […]
October 23, 2020

Are You a COVID-19 “Long-Hauler” Worried about Your Employment Rights?

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on businesses, government agencies, employees and workers in general continue […]
October 20, 2020

Third Circuit Finds Public Employee’s COVID-19 Alert Entitled to First Amendment Protection

By Francine Foner, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Can an employee warn other employees of their potential exposure to COVID-19 without risk of reprisal by their […]
October 13, 2020

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Updates Guidance on Disability-Related Inquiries in the Workplace

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its guidelines concerning whether and when employers may request […]
October 9, 2020

Public Agency in New Jersey Faces a Discrimination and Retaliation Trial Next Month

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. A race discrimination and retaliation complaint filed in Essex County, NJ, scheduled for trial next month, November 2020, […]
October 6, 2020

Roadmap to Retaliation: Court Upholds Jury Finding that School District Retaliated Against Security Guard

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On September 15, 2020, the Appellate Division affirmed a trial court decision that the Randolph Township Board of Education […]
September 30, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg: A Brief Look at RBG’s Many Contributions to Equality in the Workplace

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. For many, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, more aptly known as RBG, symbolized a beacon of […]
September 25, 2020

Appeals Court Decision Poses a Cautionary Tale on Criminal Background Checks

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In this day and age in which the controversial issue of systemic racism is widely discussed and analyzed, […]
September 24, 2020

Help with Day Care Costs Due to COVID-19 School Closures Proposed

By Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On September 14, 2020, New Jersey State Senator Kristin M. Corrado introduced Senate Bill 2904, aimed at providing some […]
September 22, 2020

New Jersey Protects its Essential Workers

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On September 14, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill which provides that certain essential […]
September 17, 2020

NJ Law Enforcement Diversity Requirement Is on the Way!

By: Chantal N Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey Assembly Bill 2394 (the “Bill”), recently passed in both houses. The Bill requires law enforcement […]
September 14, 2020

Good News for Undocumented Workers in New Jersey!

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a much-celebrated measure by workers’ and immigrants’ rights advocates, immigrants in New Jersey may now pursue professional […]
September 9, 2020

Casino Security Director Dealt A Winning Hand on Discrimination and Retaliation Claims

By Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently reversed and remanded, for trial, a lower court’s dismissal of nearly all of […]
September 8, 2020

Teachers Returning to Work – In or Out of School

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Since New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued his first Executive Order regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have been wondering […]
September 1, 2020

Are you Pregnant and Worried about Your Rights in the Workplace?

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Thanks to the hard work of employment rights advocates and feminist organizations, pregnant women enjoy many more legal […]
August 29, 2020

Employers Will be Held Accountable for their Actions

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Recently, Governor Murphy announced his intentions to clarify and strengthen New Jersey’s anti-discrimination and harassment statute, the […]
August 25, 2020

#Me Too Meets High Fashion: Designing Women Deserve Their Day in Court

By Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. (“LVMH”), based in Paris, France, is comprised of 75 “houses” of high-end products, […]
August 24, 2020

Got Young Kids? Need to Return to the Workplace? Good Luck!

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. The last several months have laid bare some of the racism and sexism ingrained in our society.  For decades, […]
August 21, 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020 was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. August 13, 2020 was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. The day signified the wage gap between black […]
August 11, 2020

Are You Owed Unpaid Commissions as a New Jersey Independent Sales Rep?

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. If you are a sales contractor and have not received all sales commissions after your contract with a […]
August 6, 2020

NJDCR Finds Probable Cause for Claims of Race and “Reverse” Age Discrimination

By Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a press release issued by the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) and Attorney General Gurbir S. […]
August 4, 2020

What if My Employer is Violating Pandemic-Related Guidance?

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a number of Executive Orders since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared.  The […]
August 2, 2020

Has the Pandemic Changed Your Work Duties? You’re Not Alone!

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As restrictions begin to lift, many employees throughout the country are gradually returning to work. But for […]
July 30, 2020

Protections are On the Way for Essential Workers who Test Positive for COVID-19

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. On July 27, 2020, the New Jersey Senate sent to the Assembly Appropriations Committee Senate Bill No. 2380, which […]
July 29, 2020

A Good Day in the Courtroom for Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment

By Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Shanique Wells (“Wells”) was hired by AAA North Jersey (“AAA”) in November 2013 as a Marketing Manager. After […]
July 27, 2020

SCOTUS Tacitly Approves Salary History Ban

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Rewriting history can be a very difficult task, and can have unintended consequences. Sometimes, though, un-writing history can be […]
July 21, 2020

Employees are Protected Against Discrimination – Except if They Work for a Religious Organization

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a 7-2 opinion reversing the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in favor of two lay […]
July 16, 2020

NJ Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Provision in Employment Contract

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq.           Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold an arbitration agreement in two cases between transportation workers […]
July 13, 2020

Employees Fired for Expressing their Views

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. We are in a very unique time in our country’s history. Many protests are happening throughout New Jersey and […]
July 8, 2020

LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum in NJ Schools is No Longer Optional

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As most are aware of, recent progress surrounding the legal rights of LGBTQ+ employees in the workplace […]
July 7, 2020

Don’t Consent! Read this First when Presented with an Arbitration Agreement

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. On June 14, 2020, a New Jersey federal judge ruled that 151 plaintiffs (comprised of over 350 individuals) […]
July 4, 2020

Great News for New Jersey Employees – Major Expansions in the Paid Family Leave Program

By Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Governor Murphy recently signed into law, amendments to New Jersey’s paid family leave program which substantially expanded eligibility, […]
June 30, 2020

There’s No Denying It Anymore: Systemic Racism Still Occurs in the Workplace Today

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The devastating effects of both covert and overt racism have swept the nation into a call for […]
June 25, 2020

Issues with Employees Returning to Work in Montclair, NJ.

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Montclair, and the rest of New Jersey, has now entered Stage 2 of Reopening.  This means that salons and […]
June 19, 2020

Victory for LGBTQ Employees Nationwide!

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. After decades in which Congress has considered and failed to pass measures adding sexual orientation to the list […]
June 18, 2020

Breaking Ranks: Crossing the Thin Blue Line to Report Race Discrimination

By Francine Foner, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. The whole world is currently focused on the systemic racism that permeates many police departments throughout the United […]
June 18, 2020

Race Discrimination in Employment Continues

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. With all of the recent news of police brutality against African-Americans, anyone who has been on the internet or […]
June 15, 2020

Pandemic Prompts Proposed Amendments to New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law

By Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On October 10, 2018, the New Jersey Legislature passed the New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law, N.J.S.A. 34:11D-1 (“NJESLL”) […]
June 12, 2020

More Flexible Federal Loan Bill Could Mean Big Help for Small NJ and NY Businesses

By: Chantal N. Guerriero, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Last week, new legislation modifying the current Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) was unanimously passed by the U.S. […]
June 5, 2020

Your Office Might Reopen Soon … Or Not?

By: Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. As we enter the summer, many workers who have stayed home for several months under state mandates addressing […]
June 4, 2020

New Jersey Enters Stage 2 of Restart and Recovery

By Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced yesterday that the next phase in restarting New Jersey’s economy will begin on […]
October 25, 2019

Be Your Own Hairstyle!!

By: Ty Hyderally, Esq. and Chantal Guerriero, Esq. In September of 2019, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (“DCR”) was prompted to issue new guidelines […]
August 14, 2019

New York State Bans Discrimination for Religious Garb and Facial Hair

August 12, 2019 By Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a new move towards ensuring equality in the workplace, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York […]