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The New Jersey Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Domestic workers play a crucial role in society. These workers support communities and households by providing a range of essential services. Domestic workers include, among many others, caregivers, housekeepers, gardeners, and drivers. Unfortunately, domestic work is one of the most vulnerable and unprotected types of work. Many domestic workers are excluded from basic labor rights…
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Microsoft to Review Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policies

On 13th January 2022, the Microsoft Board of Directors said that it would review the company's policies on sexual harassment and gender discrimination. The Board...
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Does Your Employer Unlawfully Garnish Wages?

Did Your Employer Deduct Your Pay Because of a Shortage in the Cash Register? Sometimes, mistakes happen at work, resulting in financial losses. Some mistakes...
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What is a Whistleblower?

The Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) As a New Jersey employee, you have the right to be a whistleblower. That is, reporting your employer or...
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You Need to Report Workplace Harassment

Five Reasons Employees Do Not Report Workplace Harassment According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) website, more than 20,000 people filed harassment allegations,...
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Retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment

Both state and federal laws make workplace sexual harassment unlawful. Further, an employer is prohibited from retaliating agaisnt you for complaining about sexual harassment. When...
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What is Race Discrimination?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), race discrimination involves treating an employee or a job applicant unfavorably because they are of a...
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Tips for Hiring an Experienced Employment Lawyer

If you are facing an employment-related legal problem, it is advisable that you hire an experienced employment lawyer. For example, if your employer has retaliated...
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What is an Adverse Employment Action?

As an employee, you have probably heard of the term “adverse employment action,” but chances are, you do not quite understand what it means. When...
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Retaliation for Getting Injured on the Job

Can an Employer Fire You for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim? In New Jersey, if an employee gets injured on the job, they can file...
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Religious Discrimination on the Job

What is Religious Discrimination? If you are being treated differently or hostilely at your workplace because of your religion, you may have the right to...
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What is Pregnancy Discrimination?

Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an employee or applicant) unfavorably because of; Pregnancy;Childbirth; orA medical issue related to childbirth or pregnancy In New Jersey,...
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Consultation With an Employment Attorney

You should consult with an employment attorney if you have been a victim of workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, or any other employment-related wrongful act,...
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The New Jersey Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Domestic workers play a crucial role in society. These workers support communities and households by providing a range of essential ...
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How Long Does a New Jersey Divorce Take?

One of the common questions we get as family law attorneys from divorcing couples is how long it takes to ...
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Requesting Reasonable Accommodation in New Jersey

Many people suffer from disabilities that make it challenging for them to go about their daily activities. Fortunately, in New ...
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New Jersey Child Custody Laws (Part 2)

In the first installment of our two-part series on New Jersey Child Custody Laws, we discussed the different types of ...
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Best Practices for Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers play a crucial role in promoting transparency, accountability, and ethical behavior in institutions and organizations. Whistleblowers report employers who ...
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New Jersey Child Custody Laws (Part 1)

One of the issues that must be addressed in a New Jersey divorce involving minors is child custody. Dealing with ...
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