Small Business Owners Need to Be Aware of these Employment Laws

Owning and operating your own small business is no easy task. There are a lot of things you will need to consider, and laws and guidelines you’ll need to follow. If you don’t understand these laws and fail to implement them properly, you could be putting yourself at risk for legal battles. The best way […]

The Benefits of Mediation Within the Workplace

Are you looking to resolve a workplace dispute?  While litigation is effective and can help you achieve the desired outcome, battling your case in court can be costly, time-consuming, and emotionally draining. The good news is that there are other alternatives to litigation. Mediation is a great way to resolve an employment matter quickly and […]

Employee Verses Independent Contractor

Now more than ever before, people are working from home or remotely as independent contractors. With the growing gig economy, some companies prefer hiring independent contractors over regular employees. This is because employers don’t have to pay minimum wage, employee benefits, payroll taxes, PTO and a host of other items. From an outside perspective, there […]

Wrongful Termination in New Jersey

If you have been fired from your job for reasons that you believe may be unethical or unlawful, or you are an employer who has been accused of wrongful termination, it is important to understand the bases under which a wrongful termination claim can be made. Below we will discuss what constitutes wrongful termination and […]

Expectations of a Breach of Contract Lawsuit

A breach of contract refers to a violation of the terms of an agreement made between two parties. When one side fails to live up to the terms of the contract or interferes with the ability of the other side to fulfill its obligations, a breach can arise. When a breach of contract happens, the […]

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Hire a Business Attorney?

Knowing when it is the right time to hire an attorney can be challenging when you are a business owner. When you are focused on using your available resources to drive attention, sales, and revenue, you may come to convince yourself that hiring a business attorney is unnecessary, or even unaffordable. So how do you […]

Your Guide to Break and Overtime Laws

The New Jersey Wage and Hour Law (NJWHL) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) govern New Jersey’s laws regarding wage rates employers must pay employees and the hours of work, including overtime. The wage and hour laws cover issues such as minimum wage, overtime, child labor, and breaks. New Jersey Break Laws Both the […]

Government Eases PPP Rules: Everything Small Business Owners Should Know

Paycheck Protection Program Information coming from the Small Business Association

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump on June 5, 2020, modifies certain provisions of the CARES Act relating to loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). The changes ease the rules around how small businesses can use their PPP loan funds.  Loan recipients now only […]

Bringing Employees Back to Work Amid COVID: 5 Things All Employers Need to Know

#1 – Avoiding Discrimination Lawsuits As New Jersey continues to live through the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations are beginning to bring employees back to work and resume operations with some semblance of normalcy. As this occurs, our firm has received multiple inquiries from employers and business owners with a variety of questions about how to […]