← Older posts

Retaliation Claims Continue to Rise

In 2016, over 90,000 claims were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Forty-five percent of those claims involved retaliation in adverse action or discharge, making it the top charge against employers. This has been the trend since 2010 when retaliation first made the top of the list. From 2015 to 2016, almost 5,000 […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Cherry Hill Discrimination Lawyers Discuss Religious Expression

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has very clear guidelines when it comes to religious expression in the workplace. They are intended to guarantee that “all agency employees shall be treated with the same respect and consideration, regardless of their religion (or lack thereof).” The DOL realizes that employees will engage in active conservations […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers: Medical Marijuana and New Jersey Employment Law

Many states including New Jersey have legalized the use of medical marijuana. New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (NJCUMMA) was signed in 2010. The law explicitly states that employers are not required to accommodate a qualified patient’s use of medical marijuana in the workplace; however, two new bills may change that. New Bills in […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Middletown Sexual Harassment Lawyer: Panic Buttons Becoming More Common in U.S. Hotels

Seattle is one of the latest American cities to install panic buttons in major hotels in an effort to protect housekeepers and other staff members. Back in 2012, as part of the hotel union’s contract negotiation, the Hotel Association of New York approved panic buttons for all hotel workers entering occupied guest rooms. Hotel workers […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Middletown Employment Lawyers: Paternity Leave

In 2009, New Jersey became the third state in the country to pass a law for paid family leave. The problem is that many people do not know about it and therefore cannot take advantage of it. Many mothers consider taking a leave from their jobs for the birth of a child, but fathers should […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Marlton Employment Lawyers: LGBT Employment Discrimination Bill

In the first ruling of its kind from a federal appeals court, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that federal civil rights laws bar discrimination in the workplace against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers. The decision was an 8-3 en banc ruling meaning it was heard by the all the judges, not […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Middletown Employment Lawyers: Final Rule for the Fair Labor Standards Act

In May of 2016 the Obama administration issued a final rule for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA is a federal statute that dates to 1938. When it was introduced it ensured that workers receive a guaranteed minimum wage for all hours worked, created the 40-hour work week, and established overtime at “time […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Middletown Sexual Harassment Lawyers: O’Reilly Show And Sexual Harassment Claims

Close to 50 companies have pulled their ads from the Bill O’Reilly Show on the Fox cable channel after the New York Times reported that Fox and O’Reilly had paid out $13 million to 5 women that he mistreated and sexually harassed. The money was paid to settle the women’s allegations of sexual harassment. In […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Marlton Wrongful Termination Lawyers: Everything You Need to Know About Your Severance Package

Though not required by law, many employers offer employees a severance package when they conduct layoffs. The terms of a severance agreement are generally up to the discretion of the employer, unless previously agreed upon by the employer and employee. Here is what you need to know if you are offered a severance package after […]

» Read More...
Posted on

Marlton Personal Injury Lawyer Matthew A. Luber Featured in Article Concerning Uber Case

An update to Matthew A. Luber’s case regarding an Uber driver’s assault of his passenger has been published in Law 360. You can read more about the case here. The Marlton personal injury lawyers at McOmber & McOmber, P.C. represent clients throughout New Jersey. For more information on their services, call their offices at 888-396-0736 or fill out an online […]

» Read More...
Posted on