Job ads excluding unemployed applicants are illegal in N.J.

It’s understandable that those looking for a new job might not have one. After all, that’s the precarious position most likely to lead to a job search, isn’t it? Back in 2011, some employers in New Jersey decided to require job applicants also be currently employed elsewhere. Obviously, that shut out many who were out ...

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Christie ties reportedly led to big gains for Wolff Samson

According to state records obtained by the radio station, Wolff & Samson’s lobbying business went from $40,000 annually prior to Christie’s first election to over $1 million per year afterwards. WNYC also reported that according to records, the firm’s municipal bond counsel businesses has quadrupled since Christie took office, jumping from handling $2.4 billion worth ...

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Legislature passes on bill to change employment laws

Over the past 10 years, there has been a 60 percent increase in the number of departing employees who are being sued by their former employers for allegedly breaching noncompete agreements, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal. That was one probable motivator for the bill, said Stephanie Resnick, a partner and ...

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