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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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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 get a divorce. The divorce...
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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 Jersey and across the United...
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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 child custody in New Jersey,...
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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 engage in illegal, unethical, and...
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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 child custody matters requires a...
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Examples of Microaggressions That Can Be Considered Discrimination

Microaggressions are statements, actions, or incidents that are often subtle or unintentional that negatively target a marginalized group or individual. Microaggressions are a subtle form...
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Steps to Take After Your Spouse Wants a Divorce

If your marriage has been struggling, you may have seen divorce on the horizon. Sometimes, spouses are blindsided by the divorce request. Whether you saw...
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Some Important Facts About the Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is one of the most significant advances for families in the United States. While the FMLA has been...
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The Adoption Home Study

Choosing to adopt is a major life-changing decision. Adoption changes the life of not only the adoptive parent(s) but also that of the adoptee. If...
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Debunking Five Prevalent Adoption Myths

Adoption is a process that is misunderstood by many. If you are considering adoption, it is crucial that you take time to understand the adoption...
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Who is a “Similarly Situated Employee?”

Employment discrimination occurs when an employee or a job applicant is treated unequally or unfairly because of their protected characteristics. Employment discrimination is illegal in...
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Can Social Media Affect My Employment Law Claim?

Today, most people use social media. According to the Pew Research Center, about seven in ten Americans use social media for various reasons. If you...
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Debunking Some Common Employment Law Myths in New Jersey

As an employee, it is crucial that you understand employment law. You need to avoid believing myths about employment law ...
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What to Do if You Have Been Misclassified as an Independent Contractor

In New Jersey, employees can file a workers’ compensation claim and recover benefits after suffering a work-related injury or developing ...
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Do I Need a Lawyer if I Was Wrongfully Terminated?

If you have recently been fired and believe your employer terminated your employment for an illegal reason, you might have ...
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Can You Sue for Disability Discrimination if You Have Not Suffered an Adverse Employment Action?

Like other claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, disability discrimination claims, including claims that an employer failed to ...
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Debunking Four Common Myths About the Americans with Disabilities Act and Workplace Accommodations

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide workers and applicants with reasonable accommodations so they can have an ...
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Forms of Wage Theft and What to Do if You are a Victim of Wage Theft

Every year, millions of employees across America fall victim to wage theft. Generally, wage theft occurs when an employer fails ...
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