The EEOC is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The DCR is the Division on Civil Rights. Both are government agencies designed to address discrimination in the workplace and in public accommodations. The EEOC is a…more
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires unpaid leaves of absence for employees who have a serious health condition or need to care for family members who have a
serious health condition. An employer must have 50 or…more
Employees have long awaited direction from the Supreme Court on what constitutes an ?adverse employment action? in the retaliation context especially given the disagreement among the lower courts on this topic.
In an effort to help bring an end to the Great Depression by generating jobs, Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (?FLSA?), 29 U.S.C. §201 et seq. The FLSA?s stated purposes are, in essence, to prevent the…more
We are here to review the important principles of professional conduct and ethical considerations as it applies to paralegals and legal assistants.
I will concentrate on the following points: First, I will discuss the…more
When an employment case is successfully litigated, there is at least the prospect of a
separate award of attorneys? fees and litigation expenses. Such separate awards, which are based by law on hourly fees, can sometimes vastly…more
More trial lawyers are receiving inquiries concerning possible employment discrimination.
Many trial lawyers who have focused their practice on more traditional personal injury cases in the past are finding satisfaction in…more
Q. I was fired unfairly for no good reason or "wrongfully" terminated. Do I have a legal claim?
Q. My employer is discriminating against me. Is that illegal?
Q. My supervisor is harassing me. Does this harassment violate the…more
Computers, e-mail, voice mail, and the Internet all have brought a new age of ease and efficiency to workplace tasks. As workplace and technology continues to develop, employers are more prone to police an employee?s use of such…more
To be victorious in proving the unseen emotional injury, you need to present more than just facts and law, you need first to ?humanize? your client. One way to do this is to ?give? the client a life. What was a day in the life…more
Discrimination in the Workplace is only legally prohibited when that discrimination targets an employee who falls into a protected classification under the law. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and New Jersey?s Law…more
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