New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development 2011 in Review Featuring Commissioner Harold J. Wirths

February 1, 2012
Fox Rothschild LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP75 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 200
Roseland, New Jersey 07068

8 a.m. to noon

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Registration and breakfast: 8 to 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Join us for this complimentary seminar as we explore key legal developments from 2011 that directly impact your workplace.

Fox Rothschild is pleased to welcome New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Harold J. Wirths to this special presentation that will look back on pivotal workplace-related cases, issues and rulings at both the federal and New Jersey level that occurred in 2011. Commissioner Wirths joins a panel of Fox Rothschild labor and employment attorneys who will examine these developments and explain their short- and long-term impact on your company's policies and operations.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Major employment-related NJ Supreme Court decisions in 2011, including Quinlan, Stengart and Roa
  • OSHA's "no texting while driving" initiative
  • EEOC's position on no-fault attendance policies and employers' interactive process obligation under the ADA
  • Recent developments relating to independent contractor status, including IRS and U.S. DOL workshare arrangements and the IRS voluntary compliance initiative
  • A close look at some NJDOL changes, such as the rounding rule, exemptions, misconduct rule and UC notification rule
  • Best practices for creating social media policies in the workplace


Harold J. Wirths
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner

Jonathan D. Ash
Fox Rothschild LLP

Ian D. Meklinsky
Fox Rothschild LLP

Christina A. Stoneburner
Fox Rothschild LLP

Mark E. Tabakman
Fox Rothschild LLP


This course will provide 3.5 HRCI Credits.


Click here to register for this complimentary program by Jan. 27.

For questions or more information, please contact Maria Ockenhouse.