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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

Can My Employer Offer Different Benefits to Males and Females?

Equal pay for men and women has been a hot topic today.  Women entering the workforce in the 1970’s were routinely paid less than males working in the same capacity. After many lawsuits and protests, women have won the right to be paid equal to their male colleagues when they are doing the same job and have the same qualifications. The most recent topic of discussion in equal pay relates to benefits. Are employers allowed to offer different benefits to[…] Read More

Do I Need a Witness for My Sexual Harassment Case?

Sexual harassment in the workplace remains a significant societal problem in the 21st century despite decades of progress and strengthened worker protections. For anyone who has been the subject of illegal sexual harassment, there are a myriad of questions and fears about taking legal action. A common question is whether witnesses are necessary in proving a sexual harassment claim. Although you do not need witnesses to prove your claim, there are things to keep in mind when an employee has[…] Read More

Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

Employees have a right to work without fear of discrimination. Employers have a duty to maintain a workplace where all employees are treated fairly and with dignity in an environment free of bigoted intolerance.  If an employee feels physically threatened in their workplace, they are working in an environment that is hostile, but the legal classification of a hostile work environment is complicated. Defining a Hostile Work Environment Legally speaking, a hostile work environment is present when an employee is[…] Read More