Monthly Archives: January 2014

Employees are entitled to up to twenty days of unpaid leave if they, their child, parent, spouse, domestic partner, or civil union partner is a victim of domestic or sexual violence.  Each incident of violence entitles the employee to leave, but in no case is the employee entitled to more than twenty days of leave...
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Governor Christie signed a law yesterday, which would prohibit workplace discrimination against women because of pregnancy, child birth and child birth recovery.  The New Jersey Senate unanimously passed the Bill and the Assembly passed the Bill 77 to 1.  This law is an express prohibition on employers treating pregnant women less favorably than others who...
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Governor Chris Christie signed a law on January 22, 2014, which criminalizes cyber-harassment.  This Bill which was passed unanimously in both the Assembly and Senate on January 13, 2014, makes it a fourth degree crime to use any electronic devise or social networking site with the purpose of harassing someone.  This crime is punishable by...
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D.W.I. CONVICTION OVERTURNED Michael Mormando, an attorney at the law firm of Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, recently won a municipal appeal on behalf of his client’s D.W.I. case in the New Jersey Superior Court.  The case was originally heard in municipal court, and then was heard in Superior Court on appeal.  Michael won the appeal, and...
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