Legal Blogs and Updates

Posts from January 2019.
Questions Continue to Swirl Around Groundwater and its Impact on the Waters of the US

The Supreme Court of the United States has asked the Trump Administration to weigh in on the question of whether the Clean Water Act applies to pollutants migrating through groundwater before ultimately reaching “waters of the United States.” This issue is being closely monitored by ...

No Smoking Means No Smoking Medical Marijuana in Certain Office Places

With the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program serving more than 36,500 patients, questions surrounding the use of cannabis in the workplace are growing exponentially.  Considering that there were more than 146 applications to the Department of Health to open Medical Marijuana ...

An Employer Must Take Reasonable Efforts to Protect Its Employees’ Personal Data

On November 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion that could have far-reaching implications both inside and outside the state of Pennsylvania. In its opinion in Dittman v. UPMC, the court ultimately held that an “employer has a legal duty to exercise reasonable care ...

2019 Employer To-Do Checklist

To assist businesses in reviewing their employment and immigration law compliance efforts and planning their 2019 initiatives, Connell Foley has prepared the following 2019 Employer To-Do Checklist. 


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