Issues regarding work hours for health care facility employees

It is well known that employees at healthcare facilities throughout New Jersey work long hours. When an employee is overworked, they may not be able to perform their job as accurately as they would otherwise. This becomes a serious issue when an employee’s job is caring for other human beings, many of which are already […]

Is an employer required to keep mental illness confidential?

One question that many employees with mental health issues wonder is whether their employer is required to keep the information regarding their mental illness confidential. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers are not permitted to discriminate against any person with either a psychical or mental impairment. Some of the mental impairments covered under the […]

How do I file a discrimination charge?

Discrimination in the workplace should not be taken lightly and it is important to take action to combat this issue. Discrimination consists of mistreatment, denial of benefits or job, or harassment due to your gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, nationality, age, disability, genetic information, or sex. The first step in handling an instance of […]