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Empowering Pregnant Employees: Advocating for Workplace Equality

In today's society, the protection of pregnant workers' rights is not just a legal obligation but a moral imperative. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) stands as a beacon of Read More

What Is a Hostile Workplace That Justifies a Sexual Harassment Claim?

Your work can be stressful for a number of reasons, such as burdensome tasks, frequent deadlines, demanding bosses and difficult customers. Although you don’t have a right to an easy Read More

NLRB Restricts Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Clauses in Severance Agreements

When a business terminates an employee, it may negotiate a severance agreement that settles stock options, deferred compensation and other issues. The agreement may sometimes include a non-disclosure or non-disparagement Read More

What Does a New Jersey Whistleblower Need to Show to Win Damages?

Too often, business owners or their managers engage in misconduct that can adversely affect stockholders, employees, customers and the public in general. Nor are government agencies and non-profits immune from Read More

Employee Complaints of Harassment: What Proof is Needed?

Under both New Jersey and federal law, employees are entitled to a work environment where they can do their job without being subjected to another employee, supervisor or third-party harassing Read More

Does New Jersey Law Cover Paid Meal Breaks for Workers?

Although New Jersey law affords many protections to workers, the law does not apply to all aspects of employment or its related benefits. One gray area is whether workers are Read More

What is a Rice Notice and What Should You Do If You Get One?

If you are a public employee or school teacher in New Jersey, you may have heard of the term “Rice Notice.” This is a type of protection provided to public Read More

Mandatory Harassment Training Now Required for D.C. Employers of Tipped Workers

A newly effective Washington, D.C. law requires that employers whose workers receive tips as part of their wages must carry on sexual harassment training for all these employees, as well Read More

New Washington, D.C. Law Expands Protections Against Hostile Workplace Harassment

Washington, D.C.’s antidiscrimination law has been extended to thousands of people who work as independent contractors in the district. In addition, the law’s protections against hostile workplace harassment have been Read More

Washington, D.C. Curtails Its Broad Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

After the local business community pushed back on the D.C. Council’s near-total ban on mandatory non-compete agreements, a revised and scaled-back version of the ban is now in effect. The Read More

What Companies Can and Can’t Do to Enforce Return-to-Office Policies

For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has led businesses nationwide to make remote employment the norm. But with mask mandates and other restrictions being eased, many companies are Read More

New Jersey Expands Protections Against Age Discrimination

New Jersey Expands Protections Against Age Discrimination New Jersey has long protected employees from unequal employment practices based solely on age. Yet until recently, the law fell short of making that Read More

Your Rights When Your Employer Fails to Pay Overtime

Federal and state wage and hour laws are in place to ensure that workers are paid a minimum wage for standard work hours and are given enhanced compensation for work Read More

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