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Agnes Antonian, Chair of Connell Foley LLP’s Environmental Law Group, and Anthony LoPresti, an associate with the group, have published an article in the May 2024 issue of Commerce magazine, a publication of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (the “CIANJ”).

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The Supreme Court of New Jersey just issued an opinion holding that the New Jersey Wage Theft Act (“the Act”)—which penalizes employers for knowingly failing to pay compensation—may only be applied to conduct that occurred on or after August 6, 2019, the Act’s effective date.

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As discussed in a prior alert, New Jersey employers are subject to a three-factor test, known as the ABC test, that generally classifies most workers as employees, rather than as independent contractors. On May 13, 2024, the Supreme Court of New Jersey issued an opinion clarifying that the ABC ...

Reforms contained in a forthcoming rule proposal to modernize land resource protection rules will significantly impact land use developments throughout New Jersey, making the Garden State’s permit acquisition process even more challenging and difficult to navigate than it is now.

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To fight money laundering, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is now requiring title companies to collect and file information identifying the buyers of residential real estate for at least $300,000 (less in Baltimore) whenever the buyer does not ...

This week saw significant expansion to employee protections under federal standards as a result of three groundbreaking developments. These developments effectively do the following: (1) render employee non-compete agreements invalid, (2) widen the pool of employees eligible for ...

As we reported earlier, the federal Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) now requires most small corporate entities to report ownership information to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Treasury Department. New York has adopted its own version of the legislation ...

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued its final rules implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”)—legislation that requires employers to offer reasonable accommodations to employees who are pregnant or have a condition related to ...

The Supreme Court last week heard arguments in the appeal of a Circuit Court opinion resolving a million-dollar dispute with the IRS that owners of closely held businesses should heed.

The case on appeal, Thomas Connelly v. United States, 70 F. 4th 412 (8th Circuit, June 2, 2023), involves two ...

Increased USCIS Filing Fees Go into Effect April 1, 2024

In case you missed last month’s newsletter concerning USCIS filing fees:

The new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) filing fee schedule has created new types of fees that may be applicable based on the size of the ...

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