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 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.
Reasons to mediate an employment dispute
When an employer and an employee are at odds with each other, it can take quite a bit of time to settle the dispute. Conflict resolution pulls company resources that the company could otherwise use to further its vision and it can hurt its bottom line. An alternative...
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.
What happens when a former worker breaks a non-compete?
As a New Jersey employer, you have to compete with many other businesses regardless of your industry. Every new hire means a bit of risk for the business. Employment contracts help mitigate some of those risks. Especially if workers will have access to trade secrets...
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.
What if your employee thinks you discriminated against them?
It is a difficult position to find yourself in, but some employers are accused of discriminating against their employees by some of the employees that they’ve worked with and trained for months or years. It can be frustrating to you, because you took the time to work...