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December 13, 2019

Ballard Spahr Attorneys to Present January 2020 Alloy Academy Workshops on HR & Labor Law

Alloy Silverstein welcomes guest presenters Louis L. Chodoff and Tara L. Humma of Ballard Spahr LLP for our January 2020 Alloy Academy lunch workshops.


New Jersey Employment Law Updates: The Changing Legal Landscape for Employers in New Jersey

Protect your small business by being informed on the latest state HR & labor law changes for 2020.

The New Jersey Legislature has been active in making changes to the legal landscape in the employment arena. This presentation will cover some of those changes including, but not limited to, the following:

  • New Jersey Earned Sick Leave
  • Amendments to the New Jersey Family Leave Act
  • The Status of Marijuana in New Jersey
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • Worker Misclassification Task Force
  • The New Jersey Wage Theft Statute

Event Details

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Alloy Silverstein
900 North Kings Highway
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034



Wednesday, January 15, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Kramer Hall
30 Front Street
Hammonton, NJ 08037



Complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.


About the Speakers

Louis L. Chodoff
Ballard Spahr LLP ·

Louis L. Chodoff handles labor and employment law counseling and litigation associated with harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, whistleblower, wrongful discharge, and restrictive covenant disputes.

Lou litigates in state and federal courts as well as in various administrative agencies such as the New Jersey Department of Labor, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He counsels his clients on the employment and labor law implications of corporate acquisitions and advises employers on all aspects of labor and employment law, including discharge and discipline decisions, employee safety and workplace violence issues, drug and alcohol testing issues, training protocols, leave of absence decisions, wage and hour issues, and downsizing.

Lou conducts training for clients throughout the country in areas of harassment prevention and union avoidance. He also conducts labor arbitrations, litigates matters before the NLRB, conducts collective bargaining negotiations, conducts representation election campaigns for management, and obtains state court injunctions in strike matters. Lou has provided insights on labor and employment issues to many prominent publications, including Bloomberg BNALaw360The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Westlaw.


Tara L. Humma
Ballard Spahr LLP ·

Tara L. Humma is an associate in the Litigation Department who focuses on labor and employment matters. Tara defends clients in all phases of employment litigation, from initial pleadings, discovery, and motion practice to trial preparation and appeals. She represents employers in hearings before administrative agencies, arbitrators, and hearing officers appointed under contractual grievance procedures. Tara also regularly counsels employers in the application of various state and federal employment laws, civil service regulations, and collective bargaining agreements.

In addition to her experience in private practice, Tara worked in the Office of County Counsel for Camden County, where she represented the county in a variety of litigation matters and prosecuted civil service disciplinary actions before New Jersey’s Office of Administrative Law.




About Alloy Academy

Alloy Academy started as a series of educational QuickBooks and accounting software workshops and has evolved to cover more business planning topics to help today’s business owners. View all upcoming dates at

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