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  • Defining sexual harassment at work

    November 19, 2015

    According to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, sexual harassment at the workplace is defined as unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature or unwelcome sexual advances that interfere with a person’s ability to perform his or her job. It is further described as a hostile, intimidating or offensive work environment. Sexual harassment might include persistent […]

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  • New Jersey testing company sued for racial discrimination

    November 17, 2015

    As many of our readers know, Princeton, New Jersey, is home to Educational Testing Service, which develops standardized tests like the Scholastic Aptitude Test (which we all know as the SAT), the Graduate Record Examination (commonly called the GRE) and Advanced Placement exams. Now the company is coming under scrutiny for an alleged lack of […]

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  • What are the federal rest requirements for truck drivers?

    November 13, 2015

    In order to prevent accidents from sleep-deprived truck drivers, the federal government institutes strict regulations on how many consecutive hours a trucker can operate his or her vehicle for. This helps prevent truck drivers from falling asleep at the wheel and getting into accidents. Violations relating to federal rest requirements are often important facts in […]

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  • How does state law prevent workplace religious discrimination?

    November 09, 2015

    New Jersey is a richly-diverse state, with people of just about every race, ethnicity and religion. It’s illegal for employers to discriminate against people based on their religious beliefs (or lack thereof) or that of any person with whom they associate. This applies to hiring and firing decisions and any conditions and terms of employment. […]

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  • What are the safest used vehicles for New Jersey teenagers?

    November 04, 2015

    When it comes to selecting an appropriate car for your teenager, it may not be in your budget to afford the latest new car with the most up-to-date safety technology. Considering how many used cars there are to choose from, parents are often left wondering which ones are the safest for their fledgling young drivers […]

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  • New Jersey state trooper charged with DUI while on the job

    November 02, 2015

    The last person whom anyone in New Jersey expects to be involved in a car accident with is a law enforcement officer on the job who is driving under the influence of alcohol. However, a New Jersey state trooper has been arrested after hitting another vehicle with his marked cruiser. The trooper allegedly had an […]

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  • New Jersey whistleblower cases

    October 30, 2015

    If you see something happening at your office or workplace that is discriminatory, harassing or illegal in nature, you have every legal right to report the activity. However, individuals who report such wrongdoing are often punished by their employers and wrongfully terminated. This kind of retaliation against a “whistleblower” is absolutely unlawful. If it has […]

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  • What should New Jersey residents know before taking family leave?

    October 26, 2015

    Family leave has been a big topic of conversation in recent years. More women and men are seeking the right not just to take time off when a child is born or adopted, but for other family needs, such as caring for a sick parent or spouse. In addition to the federal Family and Medical […]

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  • What is a wrongful termination claim?

    October 23, 2015

    It is not uncommon for a New Jersey resident to lose his or her job. In some cases, individuals are terminated lawfully and in other cases, they are terminated unlawfully. If a wrongful termination has occurred, the terminated employee will have the right to seek claims of monetary damages against his or her employer. A […]

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  • Property owners can be responsible for trick-or-treating injuries

    October 20, 2015

    Halloween traditions have changed since many of us were younger and went door-to-door throughout our neighborhood and beyond in search of treats. Safety concerns have resulted in more parties and group events. However, many Bergen County kids (often with parents in tow) still go trick-or-treating. Homeowners have an obligation to keep their property as safe […]

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