The Pro Bono Partnership Pundit: NJ’s New Equal Pay and Paid Sick Leave Laws Provide Expanded Equitable Protections for Employees

July 18, 2018 — This post was originally published on The Dodge Blog by Christine Michelle Duffy, Director, New Jersey Program. New Jersey has enacted two new laws that will dramatically impact the workplace. Both laws aim to provide a more equitable workplace for minorities, women, and other lower-paid employees. Learn more here.  

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Legal Alert: Some of the Changes to the New York Laws Related to Sexual Harassment Claims Go Into Effect on July 11

Two changes to the New York Laws related to sexual harassment claims go into effect on July 11, 2018. Please read below for more details. Limits on Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements in Settlement Agreements Resolving Sexual Harassment Claims Earlier this year, the New York General Obligations Law was amended to add a new provision that…

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Pro Bono Partnership Announces New Board Members: Verizon’s John P. Frantz and Sanofi’s Chan Lee

June 21, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce that John P. Frantz, Esq. and Chan Lee, Esq. have been elected to its Board of Directors effective immediately. “I am delighted to welcome John and Chan to our Board of Directors,” said Nancy Eberhardt, Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership. “They…

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Pro Bono Partnership Receives Grant From Investors Foundation to Support Educational Programming

June 14, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce it was awarded a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation. These funds will support the Partnership’s mission to strengthen and empower nonprofits and communities by providing free legal services to nonprofit organizations in New Jersey, Long Island, and the New York metropolitan region….

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Legal Alert: New Jersey New Equal Pay and Paid Sick Leave Laws

Action Required: See Details Below New Jersey Governor Murphy has approved two new laws that will dramatically impact the way New Jersey employers address compensation systems and paid sick leave policies. Both laws apply to all nonprofits and neither law contains a “small employer” exception. Pro Bono Partnership and the Jackson Lewis law firm have…

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Legal Alert: New York State Enacts New Legislation Expanding Anti-Harassment Laws to Non-Employees, Requiring Anti-Harassment Training & Policies, & More

On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo expanded an employer’s obligations under the New York Labor Laws. Laws Prohibiting Sexual Harassment Laws Now Apply To Non-Employees Effective immediately, the New York State Human Rights Law has been expanded to prohibit sexual harassment against certain non-employees, including, but not limited to: contractors, subcontractors, vendors, consultants or other…

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Pro Bono Partnership Names Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq. New Jersey Program Director

May 22, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce the promotion of Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq. to New Jersey Program Director. Christine has been with the Partnership for 11 years as Senior Staff Attorney in the New Jersey office. In this new capacity, Christine will continue to provide direct legal services…

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