Do I Have to Confirm That a Former Employee Did Work for Me?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Corporate Employment Attorney Recently, one of our corporate clients got a question about one of their former employees and whether this person worked there.  This employee had several disagreements with his immediate supervisor, and was thereby terminated.  The client didn’t want […]

IS RAIDING A COMPETITOR’S EMPLOYEE(S) ACTIONABLE IN NJ

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Employment Law Attorney Can you recruit that co-worker or a key employee of a competitor in New Jersey?  The answer is tricky and very fact and business specific.  Employers need be cautious and take a good look at how they have treated their employee because a court may […]

HOW AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK CAN PROTECT AN EMPLOYER FROM LIABILITY

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Employment Law Attorney Employers and employees often look upon the Employee Handbook as an employment agreement.  Given New Jersey’s presumption of at-will employment, many employers are reluctant to risk granting more rights to an employee than mandated by law.  However, such a limited view may expose an […]

NEW JERSEY BUSINESS DISPUTE – THE QUESTION OF BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN BUSINESS

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. New Jersey Business Lawyer What actions can be brought against a management employee and officer of a corporation who secretly forms a competing business while employed by the corporation? ANSWER New Jersey courts have found that if a management employee secretly forms a competing corporation, then the management employee may […]

CAN AN EMPLOYER REGULATE YOUR PRIVATE LIFE?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. an Employment Law Attorney Wrongful termination, Wrongful dismissal, Employment Law, Discharge, Wrongful Discharge, Rights of Employee to Private Life, Employer, Employee  Many employees do not realize that employers in New Jersey may have the right to regulate and prohibit personal lifestyle choices after work and during their private time unless […]