Mar 21, 2019

NJBIA, Hudson County Chamber join appeal of Jersey City payroll tax ruling

State lawmakers advanced, and Gov. Phil Murphy approved, a bill last summer allowing Jersey City to impose and collect a one percent payroll tax. The City Council approved the tax last year, which went into effect on Jan. 1.

Mar 20, 2019

Teele joins Sills Cummis as member

S. Jason Teele brings with him two decades of experience at New Jersey firms with a focus on corporate restructuring, commercial litigation and transactional matters involving distressed businesses.

Mar 20, 2019

Bayer reacts to jury’s decision in California Roundup trial

The jury reached a decision in this first phase on causation, but still must decide the question of liability in phase two before there is a final verdict in this case.

Inside one of the cannabis propagation rooms at PharmaCann in Montgomery, N.Y.
Mar 19, 2019

Cannabis testing lab Steep Hill coming to NJ

One day after legislation for adult-use marijuana cleared committee in the Assembly and the Senate, cannabis science and technology company Steep Hill has announced plans to open a regulatory testing facility in the state.

Mar 18, 2019

Murphy signs measure barring gag orders for workplace sexual harassment cases

New Jersey will be one of the first states to ban employers from using non-disclosures in workplace sexual harassment agreements, a mechanism which proponents say has been used to silence victims of sexual assault in the workplace.

Mar 13, 2019

US Senate confirms Lowenstein Sandler’s Matey to Third Circuit

The United States Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination of Seton Hall Law School alumnus, and Lowestein Sandler partner, Paul Matey to the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Third Circuit.

Mar 12, 2019

Four fast food companies agree to halt no-poach agreements

The deals stem from a multistate investigation into no-poach agreements that began in July 2018. A survey from July 2017 found 80 percent of fast food chains use such agreements, which limit low-wage workers’ ability to secure better paying jobs.

Mar 12, 2019

Weinberg joins Weinberg, Kaplan & Smith PA as partner

Michael Weinberg joins the firm from Archer & Greiner PC, where he served as co-chair of the matrimonial law practice.

Mar 11, 2019

Former Kennedys CMK partner launches practice in Somerset

Shaun Blick, former partner in global law firm Kennedys CMK LLP, launched his own firm in Somerset on Monday.

Mar 11, 2019

Fading obstacles: Disability unemployment falls to its lowest rate in years

In 2011, disabled unemployment hit 15 percent and came in at 13.1 percent in the Middle Atlantic region - which includes New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. But, disability unemployment in the United States hit a series low in 2018 at 8 percent, according to recently released data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 9.9 percent in the region, last year.

Mar 5, 2019

Scarinci Hollenbeck adds two to Litigation group

Raymond Brown and Gregg Hizler have joined the Litigation group at Scarinci Hollenbeck.

Mar 5, 2019

Sheehan joins Hill Wallack as counsel

Paul Sheehan has diverse litigation experience, as well as experience in matters related to real estate, business contracts, family law, and intellectual property.