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Understanding the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act

New Jersey’s paid sick leave law went into effect on October 29. The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act mandates that employers must provide a minimum of 40 hours of sick leave to their employees who work within the state. The law also stipulates that the employer must establish a 12-month benefit year, with a » Read More

Age Discrimination in the Technology Field

It is no secret that there is a stereotypical demographic in the technology field regarding Generation Z and Millennial individuals; those young enough to commit to the demanding hours of the field. However, this stereotype is translating in real life, and older generations are beginning to suffer. Survey results indicate that nearly 50 percent of » Read More

Will My Employer Make Accommodations So I Can Continue Breastfeeding?

Each state has its own laws that handle discrimination in the workplace. New Jersey protects breastfeeding workers from discrimination by giving breastfeeding mothers time and privacy to express milk while at work. The law was signed by Chris Christie shortly before the end of his term. The law aims to help breastfeeding mothers return to » Read More

Accusation of Hostile Work Environment at Bergen County School

With claims of a hostile work environment and discrimination, a math teacher at Cliffside High School in Bergen County, New Jersey is suing the school district for not responding adequately to her complaints or taking action against the intimidation and verbal abuse she claimed to have suffered at the hands of her supervisor, resulting in » Read More

How Can I Fight Age Discrimination at Work?

In the United States, the law protects workers over the age of 40 from unfair treatment related to their age. That means it is unlawful to not only harass an employee because of their age, but also to discriminate against them as it impacts hiring, firing, raises, promotions, benefits, and any other conditions of employment. » Read More

Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

Most people spend a significant amount of their lives in the workplace. When a work setting is hostile, morale suffers, staff are less productive, and turnover is increased. Signs of a well-managed workplace are good communication, fair treatment, and strong human resources procedures in place to address work or interpersonal conflicts. Yet, as any employee » Read More

What is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?

The Latin phrase, quid pro quo, is used to indicate a transaction. As a law term, a quid pro quo transaction has a problematic element. When that transaction involves an inappropriate sexual component, such as when a supervisor dangles a promotion as an incentive to perform sexual acts or threatens a subordinate’s job security over » Read More

How Can I Deal with Workplace Retaliation?

Dealing with the aftermath of filing a discrimination charge can be as stressful as being discriminated against in the first place. Many individuals filing discrimination complaints face retaliatory actions by their employers, including termination of employment, transfers to less desirable positions, poor performance evaluations, denials of promotions or raises, exclusion from team meetings, and demotion. » Read More

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Understanding the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act

November 30, 2019
New Jersey’s paid sick leave law went into effect on October 29. The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Ac..

Peaceful Parenting Time During the Holidays

November 29, 2019
Child custody disputes often arise during the holidays, when schedules are hectic and emotions are r..