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Archer attorneys, Peter Frattarelli and Simone Adkins, co-authored the New Jersey Lawyer article, “What’s the Law? Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations.” The attorney-client privilege analysis is never an easy one when internal investigations are conducted. In their article, Peter and Simone discuss navigating the complex waters of internal investigations when employers

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The New York State Assembly reconvened last month and passed a bill (A01278B) banning all non-compete agreements which, if enacted, would prohibit almost all new employee non-compete agreements, regardless of salary level or job function. Strikingly, the proposed legislation does not contain an exception for situations involving

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On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a rule that would ban non-compete agreements nationwide, as we wrote about in our recent alert. The proposed ban has been called “the most audacious federal rule ever proposed” representing a “breathtaking power grab over Noncompete Agreements,” among

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The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement, Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (“CREAMMA”) prohibits New Jersey employers from taking adverse employment actions against employees who lawfully use cannabis outside of work. However, the Act permits employers to make employment decisions if employees are under the influence at work, but

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The New Jersey Supreme Court just issued a decision once again highlighting the extreme difficulty businesses face when attempting to establish a worker has been properly classified as an independent contractor and not an employee. The Court, in East Bay Drywall, LLC v. Department of Labor (A-7-21) (August 2, 2002)

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The New Jersey Appellate Division prohibited a private employee from relying on freedom of speech to support her wrongful termination lawsuit. Specifically, the court found that a private employer had the authority to fire their at-will employee, Heather McVey, for making racially insensitive remarks about Black Lives Matter on her