In The Work Place

May 12, 2020

It is important for employees to understand new and existing laws during this difficult time. I have highlighted here some key items: Assembly Bill 3848 Enacted into Law An employer shall not terminate or penalize an employee who takes time off for a specified period based on the written ...

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NJ unemployment regulations have been expanded to help more residents in this time of national crisis. If you are an individual who has become unemployed, you are likely eligible for unemployment compensation if you fall into one of the following categories: Full time employees who have lost ...

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1. I Can Sue My Employer Simply Because of his/her Hostile Attitude. An unlawful “Hostile Work Environment Harassment” means conduct and speech that is intimidating, offensive, abusive and/or otherwise offensive, going beyond rudeness or casual joking because of a person’s membership in a ...

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1. I Can Sue My Employer Simply Because of his/her Hostile Attitude. An unlawful “Hostile Work Environment Harassment” means conduct and speech that is intimidating, offensive, abusive and/or otherwise offensive, going beyond rudeness or casual joking because of a person’s membership in a ...

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Has your employer failed to pay you all wages, compensation and benefits due? Has your employer failed to pay you on time? Has your employer retaliated or discriminated against you for complaining about unpaid wages and compensation? If so, a new wage and hour law passed this month affords you ...

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Do you need to take time off from work to care for a family member? Here are some important things to know. Both federal and state law permit employees to take time off from work to care for a family member with a serious health condition. New Jersey’s law, the New Jersey Family Leave Act ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick prohibiting employee contracts from legally binding workers into silence about harassment and assault is headed to the Governor’s desk after passing the Assembly. The Senate advanced the bill in June. “People ...

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The “MeToo” movement strives to stop sexual harassment and assault by empowering women to speak out about abuse or conditions of discrimination. The movement has profoundly impacted our politics and changed society as a whole. Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than in the law of the ...

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When Does The Law Go Into Effect? This law goes into effect on October 29th 2018.        *** FOR A FREE CONSULT, CLICK HERE*** Who’s Covered? Paid sick leave is available to every employee (hourly, salaried, full-time, part-time). Every employer, regardless of size, must provide paid sick ...

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What is the purpose of the FMLA? According to federal regulation, the FMLA is “intended to balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of families, to promote the stability and economic security of families and to promote national interests in preserving family integrity.” CFR 825.101. The ...

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Big changes are in store for New Jersey’s workplaces, with dramatic legislation aimed at improving conditions for New Jersey’s workers. These changes include the enactment of New Jersey’s Equal Pay Act, a new law to help the unemployed, and passage of New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act. Most likely ...

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According to studies, as many as one in ten persons of working age in the United States have at least one disability.  As a result of a disability or illness, most of us will need to take extended leave during the course of a career.  If you or someone you know suffers from a disability or illness ...

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Women in all fields have experienced sexual harassment as well as sexual assault by the famous and the merely inconspicuous. Too often the powers that be in the workplace turn a blind eye or protect the harasser.  Worse yet, the harassment is often accompanied by bullying and intimidation. What ...

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