Can Employees Get Paid for Bereavement Leave?

Navigating the complexities of employment rights can often feel like traversing a maze, and whether employees can take bereavement leave is a common concern. Bereavement leave refers to the time off work granted by an employer to an employee following the death of a close family member. It is a period designed to allow employees to grieve, make funeral arrangements, and handle other related matters without the added stress of work. The concept behind bereavement leave is rooted in compassion[…] Read More

Leo B. Dubler, III, Esq. Wins NJ Law Against Discrimination Case Before the NJ Supreme Court

Leo B. Dubler, III Esq. won a case before the NJ Supreme Court on behalf of a five-year-old girl who was repeatedly sexually assaulted by an aide on a Waterford School District bus. In a unanimous decision, the Court ruled yesterday that the family of the child could continue to pursue claims against the school district that the aide violated the child’s rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Over five months between 2009 and 2010, the child[…] Read More

Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Should Know

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace is an unlawful practice where employers treat employees or job applicants unfavorably due to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. This form of discrimination manifests in various ways, some subtle and others glaringly obvious. One common example of this discrimination is when an employer refuses to hire a pregnant applicant despite her qualifications out of concern that she will soon need time off for childbirth and recovery. This clearly violates the law, as[…] Read More

How Can a Lawyer Help With My Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case?

Workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation remains a pressing issue in society. Unfavorable treatment of employees due to their sexual orientation can take many forms, including offensive remarks, negligence towards complaints, unequal pay, or limited opportunities for career advancement. Despite numerous legislative measures designed to protect employee rights, discrimination based on sexual orientation continues to persist in many workplaces. This type of discrimination ranges from subtle bias and microaggressions to blatant discriminatory practices. It affects the professional lives of victims[…] Read More

Am I Required to Give Two Weeks’ Notice to My Employer When Quitting?

The customary practice of tendering a two-week notice before quitting a job is deeply ingrained in the corporate world. Despite its ubiquitous nature, many still wonder if it is a legal requirement. The tradition of providing a two-week notice before leaving a job is not a law but rather a professional courtesy. The two-week window allows employers ample time to find a replacement or redistribute the existing employee’s workload. This practice promotes a smooth transition and maintains positive relationships between[…] Read More