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New Jersey Lawyer magazine explores workplace and employment law

The June 2023 edition of New Jersey Lawyer covers the latest trends attorneys should know involving the workplace and employment law. 
The issue, published by the New Jersey State Bar Association, features nine articles that provide a valuable template for attorneys involved in multiple practice areas, whose clients are affected by the ever-evolving legal parameters of the employer-employee relationship. 
The entries cover proposed legislation to restrict the rights of businesses to negotiate non-compete and non-poaching agreements with prospective employees, recent legal developments that expand coverage to employees entering or leaving the workplace, whether uninsured employers should receive protection from employee lawsuits under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Act and more. 
Here is a full list of articles from the edition: 
• The Rise of the Digital Nomads: Employer Considerations for the Next Breed of Remote Workers—By Laura A. Siclari and Cara A. Fialkoff. 
• Are You Serious? What Employers Get Wrong About the ‘Sincerely Held Belief’ Standard as Applied to COVID-19 Religious Accommodations—By Daniel R. Dowdy. 
• Who Gets the Job? Reassignment as Reasonable Accommodation—By Ann F. Kiernan. 
• Non-Disclosure and Non-Disparagement Provisions Under Scrutiny: Recent Case Law, Legislation Affecting Employment Agreements—By Susan L. Nardone and Zachary B. Posess. 
• Pushed to the Limit: Are There Any Theories of Liability that LAD Will Not Permit?—By Cindy Flanagan and Matthew Parker. 
• The Blue Eraser: New Jersey’s Proposed Move Against Restrictive Covenants—By Michael Coco and Gigio K. Ninan. 
• Coming and Going and the Premises Rule: What Laws Apply When an Employee is Hurt While Commuting?—By Lisa A. Lehrer and Sherwin Tsai. 
• Commentary: Uninsured Employers Should No Longer Receive the Benefits of the Exclusive Remedy Provision of the Workers Compensation Act—By Christopher J. Keating and Mark R. Natale. 
• Implicit Bias: Considerations for Employers to Avoid Liability Stemming From its Impact—By John L. Shahdanian II, Asaad K. Siddiqi and Valentina Scirica. 
The edition also includes practice tips on how spending time in nature can improve an attorney’s well-being, deposition advice for young lawyers and the inaugural President’s Perspective from NJSBA President Timothy F. McGoughran, who outlines his mission statement for the year.

June 12, 2023
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