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Importance of documenting sexual harassment at work

If you are ever the victim of sexual harassment at work, you need to document every single occurrence. Why? Having documentation, or a log, of all the times you were harassed can help build a case against the offender. Today, we will explain the importance of documenting sexual harassment at work and provide some tips for doing so.

Is your employer discriminating because you're breastfeeding?

Most women already know that pregnancy is a protected medical condition under federal law. Although many employers still do discriminate against pregnant workers, they violate federal and state law by doing so. Women who look physically pregnant may have a harder time getting a job and they also face discrimination from their bosses and co-workers.

Can I talk about my pay with other employees?

As an employee, you have rights that deserve protecting, but it is not always clear what rights you have, especially when it comes to talking with co-workers. Many employers have narrow boundaries around what they consider "workplace appropriate" conversation, often to discourage offensive or disruptive behavior.

The effects workplace discrimination has on employees

When you face discrimination at your place of employment, you could wind up suffering from various physical and emotional ailments. Being discriminated against is a serious problem that many people still face in today's world even where they work. Let's explore the effects that workplace discrimination might have on you in today's post.

Knowing when bantering at work has gone too far

Many workplaces are fun to be at each day, while others are downright boring or unbearable to be at because of the people there. It's not uncommon for employees to joke around with each other during the day, but when does the joking cross a line? Banter is found in almost every work environment. Today, we will discuss how to know when playful bantering has gone too far.

A Bergen County police officer sues for wrongful termination

A former Bergen County Sheriff's Deputy filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against his former boss on June 24 in Bergen County Superior Court. He alleges that he was laid off from his law enforcement role in 2017 because of his Jewish faith.

Explaining how an attorney evaluates a work discrimination case

Have you been discriminated against in your place of employment? Are you worried that the discrimination might lead to termination? No one should be discriminated against for any reason on the job or in their search for employment.

Union employees and wrongful termination claims

Working in a union in New Jersey comes with a lot of advantages. One of those advantages is that if the union employee is terminated from their employment, they can fight the termination with the help of a union representative. A non-union employee would not have the backing of a union representative. The process to fight wrongful termination as a union employee is a little different from non-union employees.

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