The construction industry, like many others, was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the industry adjusts to the new normal, not everyone is on the same page.

Many project owners, rather than risk site shutdowns and potential inefficiencies from social distancing, are beginning to require that all project site personnel show proof of vaccination

Since first issuing declarations of emergency in early March, the Governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have been coordinating their COVID-19 response measures fairly closely, in recognition of the physical proximity and economic dependency of their States.

Each State is among each other’s top trade partners, and hundreds of thousands of people cross

In two recent decisions, New Jersey’s Appellate Division re-affirmed individuals acting within the scope of their employment can be personally liable under the State’s Consumer Fraud Act (the “CFA”), as well as related regulations governing home improvements, provided they actively participated in the consumer fraud. Lanza v. Secret Gardens, No. A-2613-07T22613-07T2 (App. Div. October 14