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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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Can I get unemployment if I quit my job due to domestic violence?

YES.  Employees who are terminated or quit their jobs due to being victims of domestic violence are entitled to unemployment benefits.  If you are a victim...
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Does New Jersey Have Whistleblower Protection Laws?

You have the right to complain about your employer’s or a co-worker’s unlawful conduct. When an employee makes such a complaint they are regarded as a...
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How do I request a medical leave of absence under the FMLA?

GENERALLY Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligible employees are entitled to a 12-week, job protected medical leave. In order to qualify for FMLA...
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Do I Have a Case For a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer?

There are several protections afforded pregnant employees in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against...
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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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