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What Do Employers Needs to Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act?

What Do Employers Needs to Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act?

Posted July 24, 2023 in Labor & Employment

Following enactment by President Biden, on June 27, 2023, the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) became effective. The PWFA enhances the accommodation protections for pregnant and postpartum workers and applicants in the workplace. The PWFA provides an affirmative right to qualified individuals to receive reasonable accommodations for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or […]

Lester Taylor to Speak at the 2023 Public Employment Conference

Lester Taylor to Speak at the 2023 Public Employment Conference

Posted April 25, 2023 in Labor & Employment, News

Lester Taylor, a Partner with Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton and Taylor, will speak at the 2023 Public Employment Conference. Presented in cooperation with PERC and the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section, the conference comprises thought-provoking and insightful presentations about many of today’s cutting-edge issues, including timely discussions about ongoing […]

Lester Taylor Speaks at NJLERA’s Program on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Lester Taylor Speaks at NJLERA’s Program on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Posted February 16, 2023 in Labor & Employment, News

On March 6, 2023, Lester Taylor, a Partner with Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton and Taylor and Chair of its Education Law Group, will be a panelist at the New Jersey Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (NJLERA) March event. The program, Diversity, Inclusion And Bias: A Program for Labor, Management and Neutrals, […]

Shannon Theodore Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor

Shannon Theodore Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor

Posted April 6, 2022 in Education & School Law, Labor & Employment, News

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC welcomes Shannon Theodore as an associate in the firm’s Employment and Education Law Groups. Prior to joining the firm, Theodore served as a law clerk to the Honorable Verna G. Leath, J.S.C., and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Mary Jacobson, J.S.C. She received her J.D. […]

NJ Employers – Things You Need to Know About the Indoor Mask Mandate

NJ Employers – Things You Need to Know About the Indoor Mask Mandate

Posted May 25, 2021 in Labor & Employment

On May 24, 2021, New Jersey’s Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 242 (“EO-242”) which lifts the indoor mask mandate, with some exceptions, effective May 28, 2021. At first glance, it appears as though the mask mandate was being lifted entirely, but that is not necessarily the case. Businesses and entities “overseeing indoor spaces may continue […]

Lester Taylor Speaks About Representing Educators in Employment Law Cases

Lester Taylor Speaks About Representing Educators in Employment Law Cases

Posted April 15, 2021 in Education & School Law, Labor & Employment, News

On April 28, 2021, Florio Perrucci Partner, Lester Taylor, will participate on a webcast entitled Representing School Employees and Boards of Education in Employment Law Cases. Presented in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section and the NJSBA School Law Special Committee, this program has been approved by the […]

Users of Medical Marijuana Not a Protected Class Under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

Users of Medical Marijuana Not a Protected Class Under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

Posted December 3, 2020 in Labor & Employment

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court recently handed down a decision holding that employees who lawfully engage in the use of medical marijuana are not protected under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). The case, Harrisburg Area Community College v. Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (Swope), was decided on October 29, 2020. The decision is a victory for employers […]

Employers Face Potential Covid-19 Related Lawsuits by Employees, OSHA and EEOC if Workplace Safety and Leave Rules Are Not Followed

Employers Face Potential Covid-19 Related Lawsuits by Employees, OSHA and EEOC if Workplace Safety and Leave Rules Are Not Followed

Posted November 9, 2020 in Labor & Employment

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in the context of ravaging rowhouse fires caused by those who failed to properly tend to their fireplaces.  This advice still holds true today especially as it relates to the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace.  Employers have a legal duty to […]

Stringent New Jersey Employer Protocols to Combat COVID-19 Mandatory on November 5

Stringent New Jersey Employer Protocols to Combat COVID-19 Mandatory on November 5

Posted October 29, 2020 in Labor & Employment

Citing a recent surge in COVID-19 infections throughout New Jersey, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 192 on October 28, 2020 (the “Executive Order”) effective as of 6:00am, Thursday, November 5, 2020. The Executive Order requires public and private workplaces to adhere to certain health and safety protocols, and creates a system for employees to report […]

New Pennsylvania Overtime Rules to Take Effect Today

New Pennsylvania Overtime Rules to Take Effect Today

Posted October 5, 2020 in Labor & Employment

Certain office workers may no longer be exempt from overtime rules following the enactment of a new Pennsylvania rule promulgated by the commonwealth’s Department of Labor & Industry that increases the salary threshold for over time exemption. Effective today, the Department amended the Minimum Wage Act to update salary thresholds that trigger overtime pay requirements […]

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