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What is the NJLAD?

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) is a law that protects against discrimination in the workplace and sexual harassment. Federal protections already exist to protect workers against discrimination and harassment in employment, but in the state of New Jersey, this specific law provides additional protections that are of significant benefit to the worker. Federal protections that workers may already be familiar with include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Pregnancy Discrimination[…] Read More

What Accommodations Does My New Jersey Employer Have to Make?

Everyone is just one accident or illness away from a disability. When a worker has a physical or mental disability, certain accommodations may prove necessary for that person to fulfill the essential functions associated with that position. If such accommodations are not forthcoming after a request to the employer by the employee, the latter may have grounds for a disability discrimination claim. Disability Under both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, it is[…] Read More

New Jersey Overtime Laws

Unfortunately, there are employers who go to great lengths to avoid paying their employees for the extra hours they put in at work. Everyone should know their rights under the law so they can be sure they are being paid correctly and fairly. In New Jersey, overtime wages must be paid when an employee works more than 40 hours in a seven-day work week. Overtime pay is equal to one and a half times the employee’s hourly wage. There are[…] Read More

Leo B. Dubler, III Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers List

Leo B. Dubler, III of The Law Offices of Leo B. Dubler, III, LLC has been selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Each year, leading lawyers in the state are recognized for their hard work and dedication to the legal field. Leo B. Dubler, III is a top-rated employment litigation attorney in South Jersey and is highly regarded in his community. Super Lawyers recognizes exceptional lawyers in over 70 practice areas who received praise from peers and[…] Read More

Recovering Overtime Pay in New Jersey

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that requires employers to abide by certain wage and hour laws. Besides minimum wage standards, the FLSA addresses overtime issues, outlining the conditions that require employers to pay overtime and lay out the rules for which employees are exempt. In states with stricter codes than those in the FLSA, the stricter laws supersede. When it comes to overtime, New Jersey adopts federal standards. The federal statues set out in the[…] Read More