On March 11, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals became the first Circuit Court to apply the “covered employee” provision of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (the “Corrections Act”) to the Motor Carrier Act exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). In McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc., No. 14-1010

Last week, Governor Christie of New Jersey signed the “Pregnancy Bill,” which amends New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-12 (“NJLAD”), to provide that it shall be “an unlawful employment practice” or “an unlawful discrimination” to consider pregnancy in making an employment determination.  Pregnancy is now one of many protected classes under NJLAD, which also

The final installment of this three part series describes what employers should expect after an OSHA inspection as well as the employers’ rights.

1.  What happens after OSHA completes its inspection?

Unless your establishment is in full compliance with OSHA’s standards, you will receive a “Citation and Notification of Penalty” from OSHA.  Generally, OSHA has