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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ms. Eagan advises human resources and in-house counsel on a broad range of employment issues including terminations/employee discipline with a sensitivity to employer risk and exposure; conducting sexual harassment, discrimination, and whistle-blower investigations as an Independent Investigator; conducting group and one-on-one training sessions for employees, human resources personnel, management, and in-house counsel on prohibited harassment/discrimination, workplace diversity/sensitivity, and retaliation; reviewing medical marijuana issues in the workplace; analyzing leave requests under the Family and Medical Leave Act and analogous state laws; analyzing accommodation requests under the Americans With Disabilities Act; strategizing through reductions in force planning and implementation; drafting employment, confidentiality, non-competition, non-solicitation, and severance agreements; and drafting and updating company handbooks, policies, and employment applications.
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ROI NJ - informing and connecting businesses in New Jersey. ROI-NJ is the brand-new, go-to media company created to inform and connect businesses in New Jersey.
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