To observe Distracted Driving Month, New Jersey police departments are cracking down on distracted driving, especially those who are using handheld electronic devices while behind the wheel.
A chance meet-up in Puerto Rico by JetBlue flight attendants and pilots ended with sexual assault of two of the flight attendants by one pilot, according to a lawsuit recently filed in a New York federal court.
The suit also accuses JetBlue of inaction after the incident was reported last year, soon after the alleged assault occurred.
Under a bill recently signed into law, New Jersey employers cannot force workers to obey nondisclosure agreements when they settle a sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination claim. The support for this legislation was overwhelming in the Legislature as well as from Governor Murphy who signed it into law.
Nursing home negligence is not limited to abuse and neglect of the elderly. Last fall, 11 children died and many others fell ill from an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell.
Two recent news stories centered on sexual assault jumped out at us this week. The stories are connected in that they both concern sexual assaults on women, in one case by a world-famous celebrity chef and in the second case by one of the U.S.’s most revered military education institutions.
Earlier this month, Governor Phil Murphy announced new state policies that establish procedures for managing sexual misconduct allegations against state employees.
Making good on a 2018 commitment, the Roman Catholic order of priests known as the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, has released a list of 50 men from their Northeast province who have been identified in child sexual abuse allegations.
The next phase of anti-bullying law in New Jersey is on its way with the approval of an anti-bullying task force. The legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, creates the task force in order to evaluate current law and was recently approved by the Assembly Education Committee.