Off-Duty Speech May Have Consequences for both Employee and Employer Heather McVey worked for a private company, AtlantiCare Medical System and Geisinger Health System (collectively “AtlantiCare”). McVey was suspended and then terminated for statements she made about...
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What are Examples of Retaliation in the Workplace?
Know what constitutes retaliation in the workplace, examples of retaliation in the workplace, and how you can protect yourself.
What Constitutes Sexual Harassment in NJ? | Hamilton Law Firm PC
If you’re wondering whether you have been sexually harassed, here’s everything you’ll need to know and how you can build a case.
Training Your Employees on HR Issues
HR training is important to ensure protection from workplace harassment. All too often, the actions of management-level employees leave companies liable.
How Difficult is it to Prove Age Discrimination?
Age discrimination is illegal in the U.S. under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which prohibits any discrimination against employees aged 40 and above. If you are treated unfairly, denied employment, or lose your position due to your age, then you may...
What You Need to Know About New Jersey Drug Recognition Experts (DREs)
The legalization of marijuana in New Jersey has brought about the use of Drug Recognition Experts, or DREs, in the workplace. Here’s what you need to know.
Employer Counterclaims to Employee Lawsuits
Recent trends show that employers are filing counterclaims against employees who sue them for harassment, discrimination, retaliation or other employment related claims. These claims typically center around the alleged violation of a company policy or a restrictive covenant contained in an employment contract.
Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns in the Workplace
When you use a company device for personal purposes, you must be very careful. First, you do not have an expectation of privacy in your personal, non-password protected data on a company device. Second, you must ensure that your personal data is not co-mingled with the company data. Third, you have to be very careful about removing your personal data from company devices when you leave your job.
Understanding the Mediation Process
There will come a point in your case when your attorney will discuss the possibility of mediation in your case. This point typically comes following the notice of court ordered mediation received early in the case before much discovery has been completed.