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What is the difference between an employee and a contractor?

It is important that all working individuals in the state of New Jersey have an understanding of what their rights are under their work titles. One of the common questions that arise is when individuals have to determine whether they are considered an employee or an independent contractor. When it comes to understanding your benefits, […]

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Richardson Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Richardson Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Mullica Hill, NJ: Our firm is proud to announce that Allan E. Richardson, Esq. has been named a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. This prestigious honor is only awarded to 3,500 attorneys, which is not even 0.5 percent of American lawyers. This membership aims […]

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Allan E. Richardson to Speak at Police Liability Seminar

Allan E. Richardson, Esq. of Richardson Employment & Civil Rights Law, LLC will be speaking at a two-day seminar called “The Ultimate Guide to Police Liability Claims.” The seminar will take place on June 4 and June 5, 2018, at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel. Some of the topics that will be addressed during […]

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What is the NJ Family Leave Act and What is Important to Know?

The New Jersey Family Leave Act (FLA) requires that employers that are bound by the law grant eligible employees time off from work in regards to the birth or adoption of a child or the serious illness of a parent, child or spouse. The FLA provides up to 12 weeks of leave in a 24-month […]

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What is the New Jersey law Against Discrimination?

In New Jersey, the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) protects people of a “protected class.” Some of these include race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, and more. Similar to the EEOC, the Division of Human Rights investigates violations of the LAD and offer victims of harassment and discrimination a way to better their situation through administrative […]

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What is the EEOC and what should I know about it?

When a NJ employer faces charges from the EEOC, they may come to us and ask what it is and what it means for their business. The EEOC, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is the governing body that investigates complaints against employers who break federal law regarding discrimination, harassment, and more. The EEOC will work to […]

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What happens after I file a complaint with the Division of Civil Rights in NJ?

When our clients’ rights are violated, we will work to ensure their future is not impacted. If we have helped you file a complaint with the Division of Civil Rights, you may be wondering what comes next. Often, if a complaint is accepted and a response from the respondent is provided, the DCR will begin […]

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How does Sexual Harassment relate to the LAD?

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination prohibits harassment based on protected characteristics such as race, nationality, and gender. Sexual harassment is no different. The LAD prohibits unwelcome sexual conduct and protects employees who are victimized by the conduct. According to the LAD, there are two types of sexual harassment. There is quid pro quo sexual […]

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