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SEXUAL HARASSMENT – STILL IN THE NEWS

Added on 07/26/2016 by kalsonlaw


Sexual Harassment prohibited at work includes practices ranging from direct request for sexual favors to workplace conditions that create a hostile work environment for persons of either gender, including same sex harassment. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex which includes sexual harassment.

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Added on 07/26/2016 by kalsonlaw


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WHAT’S REASONABLE IN A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION?

Added on 07/15/2016 by kalsonlaw


As you may be aware, both the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act require an employer to reasonably accommodate the needs of a disabled or handicapped employee so that they can perform the essential functions of the job. While the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to only employers having only 15 or more employees, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination or LAD applies to every employer who has one or more employees.

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ARE YOU MIS-CLASSIFIED AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR WHEN REALLY YOU ARE AN EMPLOYEE?

Added on 07/08/2016 by kalsonlaw


Throughout the years there has been a significant shift in how Courts view the employer/independent contractor relationship. The relationship is now viewed more appropriately, in my opinion, as employer-employee. In NLRB vs Hearst Publications, a 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case, the Court said “a few problems in the law have given greater variety of application and conflict in results than the cases arising in the border land between what is clearly an employer-employee relationship and what is clearly one of independent entrepreneurial dealings.

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