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April 2019 Archives

Is filming a traffic stop legal?

Phones with video recorders are now ubiquitous. And with more cameras, there has been an increasing number of traffic-stop videos popping up on social media.

Make sure you receive your final paycheck from your employer

It doesn't matter if you leave your job voluntarily or are terminated for any reason, it's important to understand your legal rights and how to protect them. For example, you're entitled to receive your final paycheck in a timely manner, so you shouldn't let your employer off the hook.

The effects of workplace sexual harassment

Each day you go to work you don't expect to be harassed sexually by your superiors, co-workers, vendors or anyone else you come in contact with during the course of the day. It is illegal for sexual harassment to take place at work. There are laws and other protections in place for the victims of sexual harassment, including those who are not victims but who blow the whistle on those doing the harassing. Below are the effects of workplace sexual harassment.

Explaining who is responsible for tracking overtime hours

If you work in a profession that provides overtime pay, who is responsible for tracking the overtime hours? Many employees believe or are led to believe, that they are the ones responsible for tracking their overtime hours. This cannot be further from the truth. Today, we will take a look at who is responsible for tracking overtime hours, so you have a clear understanding of your role at work.

Do you have freedom of speech on the job?

It happens quickly. Without thinking, you make an off-hand remark at work that your boss does not appreciate. Maybe you express a controversial opinion to another employee, for instance. Your boss, who's standing in the doorway, doesn't agree with your opinion.

Explaining digital sexual harassment at work

The workplace should be free from all forms of harassment, including sexual harassment. Employees should not be subjected to any form of sexual harassment on the job and this includes harassment done through digital forms, including emails, text messages, chat software and more. Today, we will explain digital sexual harassment in a Burlington, New Jersey workplace.

Types of employer harassment you could face on the job

Harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that affects thousands of employees throughout New Jersey every year. Whether employers realize it or not, their employees might be the victim of harassment by management, co-workers, vendors and other people in the workplace. It is illegal to harass an employee for various reasons and harassment is governed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC.)

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