Workforce Alert: New Jersey is Latest US State to Ban Salary History Inquiries in Recruiting

August 15, 2019 | Tagged: Amie Flowers Carmack

New Jersey is the 17th U.S. State to enact restrictions on employers’ inquiry into and use of salary histories in recruiting and employment decisions.  NJ’s new Salary History law goes into effect on Jan 1, 2020. The law makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to: 1. Screen a job applicant based on the […]

16 Morningstar Attorneys Named in 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Morningstar Law Group is pleased to announce that 16 of our attorneys have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Best Lawyers has published the list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its […]

Workforce Alert: Just over 60 Days Left to Comply with NY’s New Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Avoidance Training Law

August 01, 2019 | Tagged: Amie Flowers Carmack

The State of New York implemented new employee training regulations effective October 9, 2018, with compliant training for existing employees to be first completed by October 9, 2019.  The law requires sexual harassment and discrimination avoidance training for all employees who spend any time working in the State of New York, regardless of the size […]

Workforce Alert: New Statute Grants Virginia Employees Access to Certain Employment Records

July 02, 2019 | Tagged: Amie Flowers Carmack

As of July 1, 2019,  Virginia Code §8.01-413.1 becomes effective, requiring employers to provide both employees and former employees (or their attorney) copies of all records or papers retained by the employer in any format reflecting: (i) the employee’s dates of employment with the employer; (ii) the employee’s wages or salary during the employment; (iii) the employee’s […]

Morningstar Law Group Expands Technology And Business Law Practice With Addition Of Attorney Chris Fulmer

May 30, 2019 | Tagged: Chris Fulmer, Randy Whitmeyer

Morningstar Law Group is thrilled to announce the addition of Chris Fulmer to the firm’s technology and business practice. “Chris is a highly skilled technology attorney, whose years of experience as a software developer brings great value to our clients” said MLG partner Randy Whitmeyer. “Chris can effectively handle sophisticated mergers, financial investments, important commercial […]