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New Jersey lawyer focusing on special education law and employment law

Category: Employment Law

Hostlers, Switchers, and Yardmen, Oh My!

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) require that covered, non-exempt employees be paid one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for all hours

Tips for Avoiding State and Federal Wage and Hour Violations

New Jersey employers are legally obligated to comply with a myriad of state and federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey

Can the IRS Help Me Get My W2 Form?

Employers who pay employees $600.00 or more and withhold taxes are required to file a W-2 form. Employers are also required to send a copy of the W-2

How To Calculate Overtime Pay

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws require that covered, non-exempt employees be paid one and one-half times their

Religious Discrimination and Veganism

When Sakile Chenzira was terminated from her employment at a hospital for refusing to be vaccinated for the flu, she filed a federal lawsuit against

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Tattoos, Facial Piercings, and Employment Discrimination

In “Mohawks, Tattoos, and Facial Piercings…  in School,” a reader posted a question about whether a person who is a member of The Church of Body

Facebook and Your Job

The use of Facebook comments as evidence in employment litigation is growing. In many cases, writing disparaging or offensive Facebook comments about

Is Dwarfism a Disability?

Is dwarfism a disability? This is a question a federal court in Texas may answer in the coming months. Since mid-May, a number of bloggers (here,

EEOC Issues GINA Regulations

One of my favorite movies of all time is Gattaca. It is a dystopian story about ‘genoism’: DNA plays a role in every day life and genetic

Medical Marijuana and Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

About a month ago, Ann Kiernan, a New Jersey attorney who practices preventive law for employers, blogged about one of Jon Corzine’s last acts as