How Should Employees Fight Wage Theft?

When an employer fails to pay their employee the total amount they earned, this is called wage theft. Unfortunately, wage theft is a prevalent problem in the United States and can financially harm an employee. Many employers commit wage theft for a long time before being caught. Employees who realize they are not getting paid the amount they legally deserve should talk to a lawyer to explore their legal options and recover their entitled payment. Wage theft can manifest itself[…] Read More

Is There Still a Gender Pay Gap?

Over the last several decades, the differences in earnings between men and women have caused frustration for many who advocate for fair pay. The issue, which has been prominent since the 1960s, seemed to be mitigated during the 1980s and 1990s when many women earned degrees and work experience that allowed them some measure of advancement in the workplace, increasing pay for many women. However, that progress has since stalled, leaving women stuck making nearly 20 percent less on average[…] Read More

What are the Key Elements of a Solid Employee Contract?

Employment contracts are complex documents. An employee who signs off on the contract may not know the ins and outs of the document, and there are several key components of an employee contract. The following items may seem self-explanatory, but they must be written, adjusted, and executed properly. What are the Terms of Employment? The terms of employment include salary, hourly pay, bonuses, and the length of the contract. A salaried executive or manager likely does not have a timeframe[…] 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

Non-Competes in New Jersey

Everyone switches jobs, at one point or another. Millennials are increasing the pace, with our generation averaging less than five years per job. But switching jobs is not all about new opportunities, a higher salary, and greater prospects. As always, there are legal considerations that could get in the way of a new and prosperous career.Non-Compete Agreements can prevent employees who are switching jobs from utilizing client contacts, trade secrets, confidential information and customer relationships. Employers can issue a valid[…] Read More