What Should I Do if I am Afraid to Tell My Boss I am Pregnant?

A recent study shows that nearly a quarter of working women would feel nervous to tell their boss they are pregnant. The same research shows that almost 80 percent of female workers with children believe they must do more to climb the corporate ladder. These statistics are sobering, considering there are federal and state laws against gender discrimination in the workplace. Pregnant workers also are protected under the law. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978 is a federal law[…] Read More

Are Asian Americans Experiencing More Workplace Discrimination Amid the Pandemic?

The ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created endless physical, mental, and social woes around the world, and by its very nature, it has separated human beings from one another. When so much goes wrong, people often look for a scapegoat, or an entity to blame. Unfortunately, Asian Americans are experiencing this, regardless of what country their family originated from on that massive continent of 48 nations, owing to the COVID-19 virus that originated out of Wuhan, China. This flawed view[…] Read More

Do Employers Have to Provide Religious Accommodations?

Whether working from home or in a traditional office setting, employers must provide certain religious accommodations. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 mandates that an employee’s request be honored with reasonable accommodations, providing they do not cause undue hardship, or more than a minimal burden, on business operations. This pairs with the prohibition that employers cannot exclude candidates or terminate employees on the basis or religion. These accommodations cover a variety of concerns, from clothing to time[…] Read More

Leo B. Dubler Selected to 2021 Super Lawyers List

Leo B. Dubler of The Law Offices of Leo B. Dubler, III, LLC has been selected to this year’s New Jersey Super Lawyers List. As a qualified litigation attorney, Leo has over 20 years of experience in personal injury, labor law, and employment law. With his strong educational background and proficiency, he has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2012 to 2015, and each consecutive year since 2017. Super Lawyers uses an extensive selection process, which includes peer reviews, nominations,[…] Read More

How Should I Handle Virtual Sexual Harassment When Working from Home?

The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought countless changes to everyday life. From social distancing to wearing cloth face coverings, people across the globe are taking steps to stop the spread of the virus while retaining some semblance of life, and the workplace is no exception. Remote work has become the new normal for millions of employees in this country and abroad. While working from home comes with some conveniences, workers should know that discrimination still exists in the virtual workplace.[…] Read More