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Carlyle W. Edwards-Balfour


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Carlyle W. Edwards-Balfour is an Associate in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

While attending law school, Mr. Edwards-Balfour was a Staff Editor for the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution and an Executive Editor for the ADR Competition Honor Society. He also participated in the Mediation Clinic and graduated with a certificate in dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Edwards-Balfour was a law clerk for the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, A.J.S.C, New Jersey Superior Court, Morris-Sussex Vicinages.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

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June 17, 2019

New Jersey Enacts Panic Device Law for Hotel Workers

June 17, 2019

New Jersey has enacted a law requiring hotels with at least 100 guest rooms to provide employees in housekeeping or room service with panic devices. The law also sets recordkeeping and security protocol requirements covered hotels must comply with by December 12, 2019. The Legislature enacted the law to protect workers (whom the law... Read More

June 11, 2019

New Jersey Labor Department Proposes Regulations on Registration for Public Works Contractors

June 11, 2019

Under the amended New Jersey the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (PWCRA Amendment), all contractors and subcontractors must certify participation in an apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in order to bid on or perform any construction-related public works projects. To implement this and other... Read More

June 6, 2019

Arbitration Agreement for Company’s Transport Workers Enforceable under New Jersey Law, Court Rules

June 6, 2019

Even though the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) exempts transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce from arbitration agreements, the New Jersey Arbitration Act (NJAA) may provide adequate legal basis to enforce such agreements, a three-judge panel of the New Jersey appeals court has ruled. Colon v. Strategic Delivery Solutions,... Read More

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Court Confirms Employer Can Be Liable For Harassment By Non-Employee
February 8, 2019

Faced with a question not yet addressed by the Third Circuit, a federal judge in Pennsylvania found an employer, as well as individual managers, may be held liable for an employee’s claim of a hostile work environment based on conduct by a non-employee who had regular contact with the employee. Hewitt v. BS Transp. Read More