New Jersey Differences Between The Family Leave Act And The Family Medical Leave Act

In addition to the Family Medical Leave Act, a federal law, it is interesting to note that New Jersey has something called the Family Leave Act. The difference being that the New Jersey Act covers leave for family and their medical conditions, but not a personal medical condition, whereas the federal law, which also applies to […]

Cost of Having Lawyer Representation At An Employer Discrimination Case

Cost of Having Lawyer Representation At An Employer Discrimination Case Employees often ask what it cost to have a lawyer represent them in an employment discrimination case and often the answer depends on the kind of case. A lot of times, employees want to be represented on a contingent basis which means that the employee […]

Should I Take The Right To A Hearing For Disciplinary Action?

Should I Take The Right To A Hearing For Disciplinary Action? Whenever an employer gives you the right to have a hearing on disciplinary charges that the employer intends to impose on you, you should absolutely request and follow through and get that hearing. At that hearing, the employer is going to have to present […]

Misconduct Discipline and Employee Rights

Clients and potential clients always have questions about what their rights are in the disciplinary process. Employers often have progressive discipline policies and then those policies and employee may have some rights to certain levels of discipline before suspension or termination. Public employees always have those rights and usually a right to a hearing. Private […]

Negotiation of An Employee Contract

Employees often have questions when they are presented with a contract for employment about whether the employer will agree to negotiate any part of that contract. Sometimes, that is possible, sometimes, it’s not. Often an employer, depending on the size and the regular use of that contract, will simply refuse to negotiate and in that […]