What can I do if I believe I have been wrongfully terminated?

New Jersey employees value their jobs and should not fear that they will be fired for a reason that is not permitted under state or federal law. Many people who are “at-will” employees, or employees without contracts who can be fired whenever their employers wish to, aren’t aware that they can still be wrongfully terminated. […]

What Should I Know about New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination?

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and Disability Discrimination (NJLAD) is a New Jersey law that protects employees and job applicants from discrimination. NJLAD covers employees in both the private and public sectors. However, in order for an employee or job applicant to be covered under NJLAD, he or she may have to meet certain […]

What Should Do If I Think I’m Being Harassed at Work?

When employees go to work, they should believe that are entering a safe environment. No person should be subject to bullying, harassment, discrimination, or any other inappropriate behavior. When an employee is subject to such an environment, it may make them feel helpless and even cause them to perform poorly in their position. Protections Under […]

Consumer Reports, Background Checks, and Credit Checks Can be Part of the Job Application Process

Can an Employer Run a Credit Check and Consumer Report on an Employee? Generally, employers may be able to order consumer reports and run credit checks on prospective employees under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  However, there are some regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that can limit the scope and use of […]

Fair Labors Standards Act: What You Should Know About FLSA

What is The Fair Labor Standards Act? The Fair Labor Standards Act, commonly referred to as “FLSA” is a federal law that established the minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping, and child labor standards for full-time and part-time employees that work in the private sector, as well as federal, state, and local governments.  The division of […]