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- Accommodating for Injuries in New Jersey
The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) prohibits disability discrimination in the workplace.
- Facebook Job Ads Raise Concerns About Age Discrimination
A recent investigation reveals that dozens of employers, including Amazon, Target, Goldman Sachs and Facebook itself, placed recruitment advertisements on Facebook that could only be viewed by particular age groups.
- New Yorkís Highest Court Expands Availability of Punitive Damages under the New York City Human Rights Law
New York City Wrongful Termination Attorney David S. Rich explains that New York's court of last resort recently lowered the standard for obtaining punitive damages under the New York City Human Rights Law.
- Age Discrimination Expert Witness Testimony in Employment Cases
Discrimination against someone based on age is a common occurrence, but employers are able to get away with these actions due to the lack of proof. Expert witnesses are necessary in these claims when the company discriminates for someone either too young or too old to demonstrate evidence to the judge or jury.
- Employer Wants to Rehire the Harasser I Complained About
Employers are often held responsible for the acts of their employees, including supervisors and coworkers. Vicarious liability in this context is premised on the principle that employers are generally responsible for the acts of their supervisors and that employers are expected to prevent harassment in the workplace. If an employer rehires a person who it knows has committed harassment in the past, it may be subject to potential liability if harassment recurs.
- Whistleblower Protections in New Jersey
Whistleblower protection laws exist on the federal and state level to protect workers who report misconduct from retaliation by their employers.
- What People Don't Know about Discrimination and Harassment at Work
Going to work every day is hard enough. Donít let your employer make it even harder on you by tolerating discrimination and harassment. Federal law and California law prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, and marital status.
- Does Being Fired After Voluntary Rehab Violate Employment ADA Benefits?
When a person has entered rehabilitation for drug use or an ongoing substance abuse problem, he or she admits to the complication while working for a company. If there are drug tests that are used as a means of firing employees, it is possible that even voluntary admittance into a facility may not protect the job of a person with a disability.
- Gender Studies Expert Witness on Sexual Assault and Discrimination Cases
Sexual assault and sexual discrimination are rampant in the United States due to a lack of understanding of both genders and how these issues affect the targets. The attitudes and belief of what is considered assault and discrimination is severely confused, and this has led to even the most morally outstanding person confused about what these subjects mean.
- Can Your Employer Ever Force You to Undergo a Medical Exam?
Is it OK for your boss to require you to get a yearly physical? Can your employer insist that you supply medical documentation proving that itís safe for you to work?