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Will Employee Discrimination Increase When Business Resumes?

Across the country, businesses are slowly starting to reopen as some of the COVID-related restrictions are being lifted. This is good news for employers and employees who have experienced first-hand how devastating the pandemic has been on the economy. Ideally, when companies are given the green light to reopen, employers will be able to rehire […]

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Proposed Amendments to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) is poised for an update thanks to amendments proposed by the state governor. If enacted, the amendments will help companies and employees better tighten loopholes and gaps in the prevention, reporting, and disciplinary measures for employment discrimination. Some victims who experience discrimination may be confused about how to […]

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Top Rutgers Athletics Official Accused of Discrimination and Bullying

A Rutgers University athletic official is facing backlash due to two complaints citing discrimination and bullying. Those close to the official claimed that he created an abusive environment at work. There were also reports of racial discrimination. According to six witnesses, the athletic official had former complaints regarding his abusive behavior toward staff. In fact, […]

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Rutgers University Faces Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Rutgers University is facing a lawsuit following a report of age discrimination against a 95-year-old professor. The professor, part of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, claims that a Rutgers University dean forced an unnecessary medical leave after he fainted from dehydration. Two physicians backed up his claim that the fall was due to […]

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Can Phone Apps End Sexual Harassment?

When an individual is harassed in a sexual manner at work, it is often difficult to file a formal complaint against their abuser. The difficulties of filing a report often stem from the culture of sexual harassment in the workplace; many victims are not taken seriously, while others face retaliation from their employers. This culture […]

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Shareholder Resolution Demands Investigation at Comcast

Philadelphia-based media corporation, Comcast, is facing a potential inquiry into its failure to protect employees from sexual harassment. Activist investment firm Arjuna Capital filed a resolution that would require the company to conduct an independent review of incidents of sexual harassment and how the company failed to prevent them. The firm wants a vote on […]

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Tech Company Under Investigation for Pregnancy Discrimination

Google has once again made headlines for allegedly questionable behavior on the part of managers toward employees. One of the latest accusations against the technology giant involves discrimination against a female worker who became pregnant. If the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) supports the accuser’s filings against Google, she may choose to pursue a […]

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Practical Tips for Workplace Romances

Lasting relationships start when two people meet on the job and begin dating. It is not uncommon for work to bring together likeminded people who end up becoming romantically involved. There is nothing inherently wrong with finding love at work, but dating a coworker can be complicated. No couple wants their employers dictating their dating […]

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Popular Lingerie Brand Under Sexual Harassment Allegations

Sexual harassment has plagued workplaces in the United States for decades, whether it be a small business or a fortune-making empire. Women are usually the victims of sexual harassment, with men making unwanted advances, violating and disrespecting a woman’s personal space and body. Recently, a sexual harassment scandal had been revealed that involves two major […]

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Sexual Harassment in New Jersey Politics

Recently, the first hearing of the Workgroup on Harassment, Sexual Assault and Misogyny in New Jersey Politics took place in Fort Lee. This panel discussion followed on the heels of NJ Advance Media and the Star-Ledger’s December 2019 report that focused on sexual assault and sexual harassment in state politics. The hearing had presentations by […]

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