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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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Do Employees Have to Notify their Supervisor if Diagnosed with Illness?

We occasionally get calls from New Jersey employees who’ve been diagnosed with a bad disease, something that’s going to cause them a lot of pain, a lot of difficulty, and probably a lot of time off from work. One of the questions that they always ask is whether they should tell their boss, usually because […]

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Discrimination in Workplace

One area of law that is of great concern to employers in New Jersey is New Jersey’s law against discrimination. This is one of the most powerful laws in favor of employees in the country. It covers not only discrimination but also harassment and retaliation against employees who have spoken out against discrimination or harassment. […]

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Company Suddenly Demands a Non-compete Agreement

We get complaints from New Jersey employees every now and then that they’re being faced with a situation where their employer, even if they’ve been working there for a number of years, is suddenly requiring non-compete agreements. They’re being told that if they don’t sign they’ll be fired. They want to know what they can […]

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Can Someone Collect Unemployment after Getting Severance Package?

We’re frequently asked whether someone who’s receiving a severance package can still claim unemployment, and that really depends on how the severance package is structured. Let me give you an example. If you have a severance package where you are entitled to a lump sum payment, then as soon as you receive that payment you […]

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Can One Party Record the Conversation without Notifying the Other?

 A question that comes up repeatedly is whether in New Jersey you can record conversations whether by phone or in person without letting the other person know, and the answer to that is yes. New Jersey is a one party notice state. What that means is as long as one party involved in the conversation […]

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Can Employers Ask New Employees to Gain Access to their Social Media?

A big concern among employers in New Jersey and nationwide for that matter is whether they’re hiring somebody who has had some really outrageous comments in social medial that would come back and reflect badly on the company. Some employers want to have access to those social media pages and ask for their passwords and […]

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