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- Legality of Monitoring Employee Movements
There is a gray area about monitoring employee movements and action in a company building. While his or her actions may be used against him or her when illegal acts or those in direct conflict with job duties transpire, he or she is still permitted a certain amount of freedom when in the workplace.
- Sexual Harassment Laws in New Jersey
Much like at the federal level, sexual harassment is prohibited by the state of New Jersey. It is quite important for you to know your rights in case you become a victim of sexual harassment.
- New Administration and LGBT Workplace Protection
Even before the new administration took office in January, there has been concern over the future of the 2014 federal order that provides workplace protection rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
- Employment Discrimination – What Is Harassment in the Employment Context?
Discrimination comes in many forms. When applied to employment, it has a special context. This means that there are laws that protect employees, and specific stipulations govern what is considered employment harassment and what is not.
- What All Employees Should Know About the ADA
How Disabilities Are Covered Under Federal Law
- Americans With Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against disabled individuals in every aspect of public life.
- Workers' Comp: Off-the-Clock Accidents
The most basic principle of Workers’ Compensation law is that if an employee is injured on the job, he/she has the right to compensation for medical bills, medications, transportation, and about two-thirds of lost wages.
- Tips For Whistleblowers
The federal False Claims Act allows private individuals with knowledge of fraud to bring a suit on behalf of the federal government.
- Breastfeeding Discrimination at Work
Breastfeeding is touted as the best method for feeding infants, yet until recent laws were enacted, breastfeeding mothers faced public and workplace discrimination.
- What to Do if You’ve Been Sexually Harassed at Work
What steps to take if your company blows off your complaint