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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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Unpaid Overtime and Penalties Cost NJ Company Over $711,000

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A federal court ordered an electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning company and its co-managers to pay over $711,000 to 89 workers who were denied overtime wages. In addition to unpaid wages, FTR Electrical Mechanical Contractors, Inc., based in Union, New Jersey, was charged with over $16,000 in civil money penalties and interest for willful […]

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How Prevalent Is Pregnancy Discrimination at Work?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C., Protect Pregnant Employees from Workplace Discrimination.

Being pregnant is supposed to be a happy time, but when there is pregnancy discrimination at work, it can negatively impact an expectant mother’s health and well-being. Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978, making it illegal for companies to undertake adverse employment actions against pregnant workers, but this kind of thing still […]

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Does Social Class Matter in Gender Discrimination?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C., Help to Build Strong Claims Against Discrimination.

Gender discrimination generally refers to disparate treatment of people based on their sex and gender or, more recently, gender identity. It could arise in job duties, work pay, as sexual harassment, or through a variety of other generally outlawed practices. The federal government has laws against gender discrimination and tasks the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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What Should I Do if I Am Sexually Harassed at an Office Holiday Party?

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The annual holiday party is something that many employees look forward to as an opportunity to relax, celebrate the festive time of year, and enjoy each other’s company. These parties are also a great way for employers to show their employees how much their hard work and dedication is appreciated. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon […]

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