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Deutsch Atkins, P.C. recently recorded an important win for three discrimination plaintiffs forced to wait years for relief due to defendants’ refusal to meet their legal responsibility. Following the successful result, defendant employers were required to pay economic and
The legal and personal issues that go along with being a victim of domestic violence can be overwhelming. As a result, many victims find that their work lives suffer while they are recovering from the trauma of domestic violence.
The rules regarding overtime pay are fairly straightforward for the vast majority of employees in New Jersey. The general rule is that workers must receive 150 percent of their normal wage for every hour worked in excess of 40
The days of widespread child labor in the United States are long past, but some protections remain necessary for those younger than 18 who work in New Jersey. Understanding these requirements is important for teenagers, parents and employers alike.
Recent protests by fast-food workers throughout the nation have led to a renewed discussion of the minimum wage and what constitutes an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work. While the federal minimum wage remains $7.25 per hour,
Since Congress has been unwilling to take up comprehensive immigration reform, the Obama administration instituted a deferred action program that grants temporary legal status to foreign-born individuals who entered the U.S. illegally as children and have remained here as
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been in the news for a number of reasons lately, one story that largely fell by the wayside involved a Pennsylvania cabinet company that took issue with the ACA’s requirement that health
Since the start of the Great Recession in late 2007, many people who lost their jobs have been struggling to reenter the workforce. Making things more difficult, employers have shown a growing prejudice against unemployed job seekers. Some have
Most people are aware that they have rights if they suffer discrimination at work or are victimized by a hostile work environment. However, many people do not understand the nuances of those rights. Federal and state laws work
Many people come to us eager for their day in court against an employer who treated them unjustly or refused to address on-the-job harassment. They are surprised, however, when we tell them that they first must file an administrative