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Unemployed? Consider Bankruptcy

April 11, 2014

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When you are unemployed, it may be the perfect time to file a bankruptcy case. It can be a difficult decision because when you are unemployed, creditors may consider you “judgment proof” and decide not to pursue collection against you. However, when you do not have a job, it may also be the right time […]

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Could a Bad Case of the Flu Fall Under the FMLA?

March 16, 2014

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Could a Bad Case of the Flu Fall Under the FMLA?While the 2013–2014 influenza season got off to a slow start, the illness is now becoming widespread in many parts of the country, including both New York and New Jersey. Given that the late “peak” flu season is expected to continue well into May, employers should expect sick calls to continue for the foreseeable future. […]

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New Jersey’s New Social Media Law: Balancing Privacy Interests and Economic Opportunity

February 13, 2014

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Whether we talk about Amazon drones or social media, striking the proper balance between the public’s interest in privacy and the business industry’s quest for economic opportunity is never easy. New Jersey’s recently implemented social media law reflects an attempt to resolve one aspect of that struggle. The new law, which took effect in December […]

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How to Motivate Employees by Letting Them Motivate Themselves (Part 1 of 3)

February 11, 2014

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Our society is fairly obsessed with the concept that employees can be “motivated” into doing work they do not like or do not want to do. But is this conventional wisdom valid? HR managers generally learn to motivate by using a combination of sticks and carrots. If you offer employees enough money to do good […]

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