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What is Unlawful Workplace Retaliation?

What is Unlawful Workplace Retaliation?

Both federal and state employment laws protect employees from unlawful discrimination and harassment based on many factors, including race, sex, age, disability, religion, and more. All too often, however, victims of discrimination and harassment are too afraid to report wrongful behavior at work because of possible professional and personal consequences. Anti-discrimination laws are hardly beneficial … Continue reading What is Unlawful Workplace Retaliation?

What does a DUI Cost?

What does a DUI Cost?

If you are pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence (DUI/DWI), your immediate fear may be going to jail. While spending the night in jail is never a good experience, you will soon realize there are many additional concerns in your DUI case. Specifically, DUI charges and convictions can result in significant financial … Continue reading What does a DUI Cost?

New Employment Overtime Ruling

New Employment Overtime Ruling

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a new ruling that will eventually guarantee time-and-a-half overtime payments to more than 4 million additional workers throughout the United States. This change in the rules is long overdue and better reflects the workforce in the U.S. Currently, employees are guaranteed overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act … Continue reading New Employment Overtime Ruling

What is the Statute of Limitations in Employment Law?

What is the Statute of Limitations in Employment Law?

Both federal laws and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) prohibit employers from discriminating against or harassing employees based on factors such as race, age, disability, sex, religion, among several others. If you become the victim of unlawful discrimination, you have the right to bring a legal claim against the offending employer. However, like … Continue reading What is the Statute of Limitations in Employment Law?

Employment Law FAQs

Employment Law FAQs

Employment law is complex and many employees in New Jersey have many questions about their legal rights and options if they believe they have been mistreated in their workplace environment. The following are only a few of the frequently asked questions regarding employment law in NJ. What Laws Provide Rights for Employees in New Jersey? … Continue reading Employment Law FAQs