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- Consequences of an Arrest but not a Conviction on Employment
In some situations, a person may be arrested while he or she is working and the arrest can put his or her job in jeopardy. Arrests are treated differently than convictions, but they can still have significant consequences for employees. The way that the employer can react in response to the arrest depends on where the person is working, state laws, the nature of the crime that is alleged and the case against the employee.
- Balancing Work and Breastfeeding: What New Mothers Should Know About Their Rights
Federal law offers some protection for expressing breastmilk
- Age Discrimination
A 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a subgroup of workers aged 50 and over can move forward with an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) suit based on the claim they were passed over in favor of younger employees.
- Unpaid Interns
Internships can be a win-win situation for business hopefuls and employers alike. Unfortunately, there are occasionally cases where unpaid interns are wrongly classified and taken advantage of by employers.
- How Should My Company in New York Address a Worker’s Complaint of Hostile Work Environment Harassment?
In New York, hostile work environment harassment involves conduct so objectively offensive as to alter the conditions of the victim’s environment, which is subjectively perceived as hostile or intimidating.
- Can You Be Forced to Take Leave if You're Pregnant?
What [does] the law say about pregnant workers in safety-sensitive positions?
- HIV/AIDS Discrimination
Since the condition first entered our national consciousness in the early 1980s, Americans’ perception of individuals living with HIV/AIDS and the resources available to these individuals have progressed tremendously.
- Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
Individuals with disabilities have much to offer in the workplace. With accommodation, people with mental or physical impairments can be gainfully employed, providing invaluable skills, experience, and knowledge to the American workforce.
- 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.