Rahool Patel

Changes Made in New Jersey and New York Employment Law in response to Covid-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers in New Jersey and New York have amended the labor and employment laws of their respective states to provide greater protections to employees during this unprecedented time.  A brief summary is provided below:   New Jersey On March 20, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 3848 (“A3848”) […]

What to Expect from the CARES Act – The Paycheck Protection Program

While we are facing a global crisis in connection with the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic, life as we know it has been significantly disrupted. Small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, especially those that have been made to work remotely, close their doors entirely, or substantially limit their business operations by order of state and […]

Important Information about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Summary:  The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) has made substantial changes to employee rights and employer responsibilities, including the creation of emergency paid sick leave and the expansion of the FMLA to include paid leave in certain circumstances. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act On March 18, 2020, the president signed the FFCRA into […]

Information for NJ employers about pay during COVID-19 closures

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, many business owners have questions about New Jersey law. Many are asking whether they are required to pay employees under certain circumstances in a pandemic. Our Labor and Employment attorneys share the following information. Under New Jersey law, do we have to pay our employees if our business […]

NJ Superior Court Reinforces Stay Against Department of Health Relating to Medical Marijuana Alternative Treatment Center Applications

Court clarifies Dec. 2019 order granting Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s request for a stay of all administrative proceedings relating to all applications for medical marijuana alternative treatment centers. Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Cannabis Law attorneys, including practice chair Joshua S. Bauchner and Rahool Patel, represent various companies which applied for medical marijuana licenses with the […]