Sexual harassment in the workplace is inappropriate and unlawful. If you experience sexual harassment in the workplace, you may feel uncomfortable, lost, or even unsafe. However, you are not alone and there are laws that protect you
On July 24, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Uber drivers are not self-employed. The Court found that Uber drivers are, “as a matter of law,” controlled by Uber. This decision impacts wage requirements, overtime obligations, and tort liability in the gig economy.
On June 29, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey held that Amazon must defend itself in a proposed class action lawsuit brought by warehouse employees. The action alleges violations of New Jersey wage and hour law. The suit seeks compensation for time spent undergoing required security screenings.
Whistleblowers are protected from retaliation. Whistleblowers play an important role in the workplace. Whistleblowers are employees who report unsafe or unlawful practices they witness in the workplace. Employees can report their employers for unsafe and unlawful actions without fear of retaliation from their employers. New Jersey Protects Whistleblowers The New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) protects […]
Whistleblowers are protected from discrimination and retaliation. The New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) protects whistleblowers. Whistleblowers are employees who report illegal or unsafe activity their employer commits in the workplace. CEPA is frequently known as New Jersey’s “Whistleblower Act” because it prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who report illegal activity in the workplace. Protected […]
It is important to know your rights and entitlements as an employee in the state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provide eligible employees with unpaid leave and job protection. Federal and state laws provide pregnant women and new parents with maternity […]