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Winter 2010 - New Anti-Bulling Law Will Soon Be in Effect

Spring 2010 - On the Waterfront? Not exactly, Mike Farhi & Partners are Hired by Hoboken

Summer 2008 - 15 years later...Employees and Employers Still Affected by Harassment at Work

Winter 2008 - The Year in Review: Employment News from 2007

February 2007 - FAQ's: Employees Ask About Job Discrimination What exactly is employment discrimination?

October 2006 - FAQ's: You're Fired! Is there a good way to fire or to be fired
from a job?

November 2005 - FAQ's: Employee Handbooks. What is an employee handbook?

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Current News & Announcements
  • Supreme Court Ruling Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide
    Michael Farhi addresses the Supreme Court ruling on Same-sex Marriage. Read More...
  • Michael Farhi Receives Preeminent Attorney Rating for 2015
    Michael Farhi is pleased and humbled to have received a Preeminent Attorney rating for 2015, giving him the "highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards." Read More...
  • When Your Job Is Hazardous to Your Health
    Businesses are required under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) to provide a safe working environment for their employees. Generally, OSHA protects all employees regardless of title or classification. But it does not protect those who are self-employed or who work for state or local government. New Jersey has its own laws that protect those employees. Read More...
  • Employment Discrimination - Watch What You Sign Or Be Out Of Time
    The New Jersey Supreme Court will review a lower court decision in a case called Rodriguez_v._Raymours_Furniture. There's a lot at stake for both employers and employees. Read More...
  • Consumer Protection or Business Extinction?
    The New Jersey State Assembly's Consumer Affairs Committee just cleared a bill that would have a drastic impact on contracts between businesses and consumers. The proposed law would ban contracts that force consumers to give up or limit certain rights, such as the right to sue, to bring a class action, to contact a law enforcement agency to file a consumer complaint, or to secure a jury trial. Read More...
  • FMLA Leave Will Apply to Same-Sex Spouses
    Following the wave of cultural and legal change, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has ruled that all lawful same-sex spouses are recognized for purposes of FMLA leave, regardless of the couple's state of residence. This takes effect on March 27, 2015. Read More...
  • Recent Successes in Court - Published Decisions.
    Precedent-setting cases were published this year in favor of clients of Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi in the fields of land use law and tax exemptions for clinical programs housing the mentally ill. Read More...