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

What are a Company’s Legal Obligations to Employees Concerning COVID-19?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused many workplaces to re-evaluate their overall safety and prioritize the health of their employees. The rapid spread of the virus has led to increased workplace safety rules and the implementation of new legal obligations for employers. Due to the changing laws, many businesses are constantly questioning their legal risk when it comes to their obligation to their employees. Employers are expected to follow pre-existing state and federal worker protection and labor laws, as well as[…] Read More

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

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

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