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NJICLE 2021 Employment Law Roundtable

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, Kirsten Scheurer Branigan participated as Panelist for the NJICLE 2021 Employment Law Roundtable on “Pandemic/Post Pandemic Training Issues & Developments with Age Discrimination.” The program will covered:

  • What should be included in harassment, discrimination, and retaliation training cover to cover? What should it include and how should it be administered?

  • The application of LAD and pre-existing laws to the employment dynamic with remote workers.

  • Statutory Guidance on the Horizon- A4737/S3352- Legislation which will codify the holding in Aguas but require policy and training requirements.

  • Electronic communications harassment.

  • Developments with Age Discrimination.

Moderators included Patricia Barasch, Esq., Past President, NELA, Schall and Barasch, Moorestown; and Robert Szyba, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, New York City, Past Editor in Chief, New Jersey Employment Law Quarterly.

The roundtable was cosponsored by the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Section and NJSBA Cannabis Law Committee.

Other topics included in the Roundtable discussion:

  • Cannabis and employers

  • New developments relating to age discrimination (A681)

  • Current Covid hot issues

  • Wage and Hour: The 2021 amendment and the NJ Department of Labor’s expanded enforcement authority

  • Non-compete agreements: Novel/recent considerations for employee and employers in post-pandemic economy

  • The Equal Pay Act and its applications to pay disparities

  • Professionalism, Technology, and the Post-Pandemic Law Practice

This summary is for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. This information should not be reused without permission.