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What Is Covered Under the FMLA?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Have Answers to Your FMLA Leave Questions.

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows qualified employees to take time off for certain health and family reasons for 12 weeks and still have their employment position saved when they return to work. The FMLA is a federal statute, but New Jersey also has their version of FMLA called the New Jersey Family […]

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Do Employers Have to Provide Severance Pay?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Help Employees Get Fair Severance Pay.

Severance pay is pay or benefits paid to an employee after being fired, laid off, or discharged. In most cases, employers do not have to pay an employee severance pay when they have been fired or discharged. New Jersey does not require employers to provide severance pay to employees, however, there are a few exceptions. […]

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Is Workplace Intimidation or Bullying Considered Harassment?

Workplace intimidation or bullying is dangerous and creates emotional, financial, and physical harm to those who are targeted, affects overall morale, and is often financially burdensome for employers. Forbes estimates that up to 75 percent of workers in the United States have been affected by bullying during their careers. A CareerBuilder study found that approximately […]

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Pine Valley Golf Club Faces Civil Rights Complaint

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Fight Back Against Gender Discrimination at Work.

Despite revising its admission and employment policies to be more inclusive, the prestigious Pine Valley Golf Club has been accused of gender discrimination. The club, which boasts more than 700 members and has been home to two international competitions, was a men-only club throughout most of its history. That extended to its members and its […]

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Can Inappropriate Social Media Posts Be Considered Sexual Harassment?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Advocate on Behalf of Those Subjected to Sexual Harassment on Social Media.

In decades past, behavior that would be considered blatant sexual harassment today was tolerated and even widely accepted. Unfortunately, this pattern of inappropriate behavior ranging from sexually explicit comments to unwanted physical contact continues today, despite the law. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is any type of workplace behavior […]

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What Is Sexual Bribery in the Workplace?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Advocate for Workers Who Have Experienced Sexual Bribery.

The #MeToo movement has been extremely effective at raising awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace. In addition, many businesses and corporations require sexual harassment training for employers who have more than 50 employees. However, while progress has been made, sexual harassment continues to be a widespread problem, from the corporate boardroom to busy kitchens […]

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Is My Employer Legally Allowed to Dock My Pay?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Assist Workers With Pay Docking Issues.

All employees who receive a paycheck know that there are a range of deductions that are taken out of their paycheck, from federal and state taxes and social security contributions, to deductions that are requested by the employee, such as insurance premiums, pension contributions, and IRA plans. Another type of paycheck deduction can occur if […]

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Do I Have to Disclose My Criminal Record at a Job Interview?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Represent Clients with Employment Issues.

The process of getting a job can be a challenging, stressful, and overwhelming experience for even the most qualified and experienced prospective employees. From multiple interviews with various team members to negotiating a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, the process can be intense, and prospective employers want to know that the person they […]

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What Are Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled Employees?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C., Help to Uphold Worker Rights.

The U.S. Department of Labor says there are more than 18.5 million workers from ages 16 through 64 who have disabilities and are employed in the United States. Whether you are temporarily or permanently disabled, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects you against unlawful firing or discriminatory treatment while working. The ADA says that […]

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What Are Signs of Sexual Harassment at Work?

Cherry Hill Sexual Harassment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C., Help to Fight Workplace Wrongdoings.

Sexual harassment is outlawed in every state and by the federal government. But it still happens many times and many ways in even the best of workplaces. Sexual harassment could be overt and obvious to others. Or it could be subtle and far less obvious. No matter how it occurs, it always is illegal in […]

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