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Sexual Abuse at NJ Massage Envy Spas

Massages are supposed to help reduce stress and allow people to relax and unwind. Unfortunately, that is not what happened for four women who were sexually assaulted at four separate New Jersey Massage Envy locations. The following are the latest accusations in a growing group of massage clients who have alleged abuse at the chain […]

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Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers

Until recently, workers on strike in New Jersey were not able to claim unemployment benefits. Governor Phil Murphy signed a new law that changed this. Now, workers involved in labor disputes may have the option to file. This new legislation allows striking workers to collect these benefits if their employer breaks the stipulations outlined in their […]

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Les Moonves Ousted Amid Assault and Harassment Allegations

Les Moonves, CBS’ chief executive is being shown the door after numerous sexual misconduct allegations, which were first reported by Ronan Farrow of the New Yorker. The article claims that some of the women spoke out because CBS failed to take appropriate actions. The announcement of Moonves’ departure ends the battle between the CEO and […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Medical Field

Sexual harassment occurs in every type of work environment. Physicians, medical students, nurses, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, and other medical personnel are not immune to improper conduct, hostile workplaces, and retaliation. One survey of female doctors at American academic medical facilities concluded 52 percent of respondents have experienced some type of sexual harassment. From sexually suggestive […]

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Tinder Executives Accuse Former CEO of Sexual Harassment

Recently, 10 executives from the online dating site, Tinder, brought a lawsuit against the company’s former CEO, accusing him of sexually harassing a female vice president. The lawsuit also claims that Tinder’s corporate parent, MATCH Group, overlooked the behavior because the CEO in question was a key player in a plan to minimize the company’s […]

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Bi-Partisan Bill Would Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms, including physical assaults or rape, hostile work environments, and quid pro quo situations such as requiring sexual favors in exchange for career advancement or retention. Any unwanted or unwelcomed sexual advance or contact that hinders an individual’s ability to perform their job, or creates an offensive […]

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McOmber & McOmber Obtains Settlement in Educator Lawsuit

A school administrator, who had served a New Jersey municipality for several years, filed a complaint alleging he was terminated after experiencing discrimination related to his sexual orientation. The plaintiff, who was represented by R. Armen McOmber, recently agreed to settle the matter against the Board of Education for more than $300,000. The plaintiff, who […]

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Several Women Sue New Jersey University over Rape Allegations

Over the past few weeks, four women have sued New Jersey’s Stockton University, alleging rape at an off-campus, underground fraternity. In the most recent case, the plaintiff claims multiple men assaulted her several times while she was incapacitated and unable to consent. The attorney representing these women says he has already received calls from several […]

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NJ Radio Hosts Suspended for Racist Comments

Radio Station WXKW recently pulled two popular radio hosts off the air after they made controversial remarks about New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Judi Franco and Dennis Malloy hosted the “Dennis & Judi Show” show on WXKW (also known as NJ 101.5) for two decades, and they have been suspended indefinitely, without pay. During their […]

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Supreme Court Ruling Weakens Public-Sector Unions in New Jersey

In June, the United States Supreme Court removed a source of political and financial support for government unions, when it reversed a 41-year-old precedent permitting unions to collect fees from workers who choose not to join. The ruling, Janus v. AFSCME, impacts more than 20 states, including New Jersey. The decision is another threat to […]

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