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New Jersey's New Equal Pay Act - This is Big!

Equal Pay.jpgIt has been 6 months since New Jersey's Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the "Act") took effect. On March 27, 2018, the New Jersey legislature passed the Act, amending the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("LAD"). The LAD has long been New Jersey's law for promotion of equal pay and against employment discrimination. 

Insurance Coverage, the "Next Business Day" Rule and Fairness

Beauty Supplies.jpgLawyers often get the reputation of thinking about the "worst case" scenarios, no matter how unlikely they may be. It is a tricky game of "what if," where a potential situation is weighed against the likelihood that it will occur. Insurance companies similarly weigh these pros and cons and decide whether they will insure against a particular situation. 

Liquidated Damages vs. Penalties in a Contract - Cause for Confusion

Court House.jpgIt is a long standing principle that contract terms will be upheld unless there is a specific reason they should not be, for example if they were made under duress or their terms are unconscionable. Penalty clauses are not in the "safe' clauses category. They are often at risk of being invalidated. 

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