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What are the Different Types of Workplace Discrimination?

Discrimination in the workplace is rarely overt. Proving unlawful workplace discrimination in a courtroom can be difficult, and you need lawyers on your side who have employment discrimination experience. There are many different types of workplace discrimination, and corresponding laws that protect against them. Age: The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids age discrimination Read More

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Arbitration and Mediation, Not Litigation

More and more businesses are turning to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) rather than going to court in order to resolve disputes. The goal of ADR is to come to an agreement without costly and time-consuming litigation. Also, ADR provides a more hands-on and controlled approach than you’d find in a courtroom. Another benefit of arbitration Read More

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Should Pregnancy Be Considered a Disability?

A recent paper by a University of Dayton law professor, Jeannette Cox, puts forth the idea that pregnant women should be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), in order to protect them from discrimination in the workplace. Because the ADA doesn’t recognize pregnancy as a disability, Cox argues, it leaves pregnant women vulnerable Read More

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Can an Employer Deny FMLA Leave to an Employee Who is Not Yet Eligible?

Do you, as an employer, have to give FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) Leave to an employee who is not yet eligible? The answer may seem simple enough—no. However, after a January 2012 ruling, the answer is not that obvious. Kathryn Pereda began working for a senior living facility in Florida in October 2008. Read More

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Halifax Requires Employees to Sign Non-Compete Agreements

After purchasing 16 newspapers in 2011, the Halifax Media Group asked their new employees to sign an agreement preventing them from working for other media companies in other cities with Halifax properties for two years if they left the company. This sort of agreement is called a “non-compete agreement,” or “restrictive covenant.” These agreements prevent Read More

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5 Indicators That You May Have Grounds For a Discrimination Lawsuit

Discrimination isn’t always overt. It may be veiled in claims of decreased productivity or other behavior. However, there are some red flags to look out for. Here are a few examples. A waitress is being continually advised to retire and soon begins receiving inferior shifts and table assignments. The waitress may have an age discrimination Read More

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No Business is Immune from Shareholder Disputes

The Discovery Channel’s popular show “American Chopper” showcased a father and son as they ran a custom motorcycle business in Orange County. The show was one of the network’s most viewed, and the business — Orange County Choppers — became even more successful. Then, Paul Sr., the father, fired Paul Jr., his son, setting off Read More

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Partnership Disputes – the Basics

A partnership is a business that has two or more owners and is not registered as a corporation or LLC. It’s the least expensive way to establish a business operated by two or more people—it can be formed with little more than a handshake. Because partnerships are the only business structures that can be formed Read More

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Lawsuit Alleges Gender Discrimination at Quest Diagnostics

Two female employees recently filed a lawsuit against Quest Diagnostics and one of its Florida-based subsidiaries, AmeriPath, alleging gender discrimination against women. Indiana resident Erin Beery claims she was passed up for a promotion despite 15 years of sales experience; the job going instead to a male colleague with only three years of experience. The Read More

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Neil H. Deutsch
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About Neil H. Deutsch has been practicing law for over 35 years and is known as a skilled negotiator in employment and discrimination law. He believes in a bottom-line approach of risk analysis and cost effectiveness for his clients. "Case evaluation is something we take seriously," says Mr. Deutsch who seeks top net dollar for…

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Bruce L. Atkins
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About Bruce L. Atkins is regarded as one of New Jersey’s premier practitioners of employment and civil litigation. He has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers prestigious list every year since 2005.  This honor, bestowed upon a recipient by the votes of his peers, is a powerful nod to the skill Mr. Atkins…

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Adam J. Kleinfeldt
Partner

About Adam J. Kleinfeldt joined Deutsch Atkins, P.C. in March of 2015.  He primarily represents individuals in employment litigations such as discrimination, retaliation, and whistle blowing matters.  He has extensive experience in all phases of the litigation process. Adam has obtained significant results for some of his clients, including a $525,000 jury verdict in a…

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Diane Englander Peyser
Attorney

About Diane Englander Peyser joined Deutsch Atkins, PC in September 2018 where she represents employees in wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and discrimination matters. Prior to joining Deutsch Atkins, PC, Diane represented clients in all aspects of employment law on behalf of employees involving unemployment appeals, claims of sexual harassment, LGBT discrimination, disability discrimination, FMLA, New…

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Debra M. McGarvey
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About Debra M. McGarvey joined Deutsch Atkins, P.C. in December 2019. She has extensive experience defending employees and employers in state and federal court in employment litigation matters. She has represented clients on various issues arising out of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), the Americans…

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