One of the foundational goals of the #MeToo movement was encouraging the victims of workplace abuse and harassment to speak up so everyone would be aware how pervasive of a problem it is. However, many victims of employment discrimination are barred from telling their story by non-disclosure agreements signed as part of a lawsuit settlement or severance package. In order to … [Read more...] about Pending Legislation Would Unsilence Victims Of Workplace Abuse
Pending Legislation in New Jersey Would Curb Non-Compete Agreements
Finding and retaining good employees is increasingly difficult for New Jersey employers. We are in an exceptionally tight labor market, where workers expect higher wages and better benefits, or they will look for them elsewhere. Dressel/Malikschmitt has served as outside general counsel to a number of New Jersey institutions eager to update their employment contracts, … [Read more...] about Pending Legislation in New Jersey Would Curb Non-Compete Agreements
The Curious Case of the Missing Justices
When a seat on the United States Supreme Court opens up, everyone in the nation seems to know about it, and have strong opinions about it. There is, moreover, an understanding that the high court plays a critical role, and should not be short-staffed. Compare this to the New Jersey Supreme Court. Our state’s highest court is scheduled to reconvene in less than a month, … [Read more...] about The Curious Case of the Missing Justices
Is Crypto Compensation the Chicken or the Egg?
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s an ancient paradox that has stumped humans for generations. But it is also one of the questions many crypto-enthusiasts are asking one another. Business owners across the state of New Jersey want to be ready in case cryptocurrency goes mainstream, but many of them are too wary of crypto to actively incorporate it into their … [Read more...] about Is Crypto Compensation the Chicken or the Egg?
Ronion Brown: Fall 2022 Social Justice Scholarship Winner
Ronion's Winning Essay: Becoming an advocate and service to others in the disabled community is my purpose. Being born with mild cerebral palsy influenced my passion for becoming a mentor for disabled children. My condition did not allow me to have a normal childhood because I was restricted from many activities. Although I have progressed with support from my doctors … [Read more...] about Ronion Brown: Fall 2022 Social Justice Scholarship Winner