Sidney L. Gold and Associates, P.C.

Call For A Free Consultation

215-569-1999
Review Our Firm
← Older posts Newer posts →

Marijuana Workplace Rules Take Effect in New Jersey

marijuana law

In February 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the state’s landmark Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance and Marketplace Modernization Act, which legalized recreational marijuana for Garden State residents over 21. While the recreational cannabis use rules went into effect immediately, employers needed rules for how this affected drug policies at work. The state Cannabis Regulatory […]

» Read More...
Posted on


How Prevalent is Sexual Harassment of Women Police Officers?

Women Police Officers

Despite increased work opportunities for women, local and statewide police forces across New Jersey and the United States continue to have men outnumber women by about nine to one. With such a wide disparity between male and female police officers, sexual harassment of women is an especially serious problem in local, statewide, and national police […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Can Companies Require Employees to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

Employees Vaccinated

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 56 percent of people in the United States ages 12 and older were fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as of July 19, 2021, and many people are still unable to or refuse to get vaccinated. This has been a source for much debate […]

» Read More...
Posted on


How Does Workplace Discrimination Trigger Trauma?

Workplace Discrimination

Discrimination of many kinds in the workplace is illegal but still occurs. For many workers, race discrimination remains their greatest obstacle to success and is certain to continue despite efforts to put an end to it. When individual workers are subjected to workplace discrimination, an experienced employment lawyer might be the best resource for holding […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Health Care Workers Receive COVID Vaccine Mandate at NJ Hospital Group

covid-19

The idea of employers requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all workers is one that continues to create problems between those who are concerned about getting the vaccine and the recent spike of cases due to the COVID-19 Delta variant. This problem resonates particularly in the health care field. Unvaccinated workers at the Hackensack Meridian Health hospital […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Employer Liability for Offensive Racist Comments

In an important decision for workers and employers throughout the Garden State, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided that derogatory racial terms have no place at work and that these comments, if made by a supervisor, are even more egregious.The case, filed by a terminated worker against his former supervisor and employer, Meda Pharmaceutical, alleges […]

» Read More...
Posted on


How can Gender Discrimination Affect the Health of an Employee?

Gender Discrimination

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act makes gender discrimination illegal. This law applies to any company with 15 or more employees. It applies to every area of employment, such as hiring, termination, pay, and job perks. If one employee receives disparate treatment and is somehow disadvantaged in their workplace, that may rise to the […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Are Inappropriate Jokes a Form of Sexual Harassment?

Inappropriate Joking

A sexual harassment lawsuit is serious for any individual or corporation. That is why so many companies and nonprofit organizations regularly hold sexual harassment awareness trainings for employees. Still, some workers end up misunderstanding what could be construed as sexual harassment, such as a joke. In fact, many sexual harassment defendants try to defend themselves […]

» Read More...
Posted on


What Should I Know About Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace?

Recreational Marijuana

After significant legislative haggling, New Jersey legalized adult-use recreational cannabis in February of 2021. Many questions arose during the process of how this new law would affect what employers and employees can and cannot do. Some of it is based off the existing framework that regulates the usage of medical marijuana, which remains legal in […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Are Hotel Workers Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment?

As Americans slowly return to traveling as Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions ease, hotels are once again filling up. That means that many workers are returning to their hotel jobs. However, some studies show that the hospitality industry sees some of the highest numbers of sexual harassment complaints. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal. It is […]

» Read More...
Posted on


Awards and Recognition

Top Rated Lawyers Legal Leaders Super Lawyers AV Peer Review Rated ASLA 2019 Top 100 Lawyers Million Dollar Advocates Forum Institute Visionary Circle Badge
Elite Lawyer Badge The Happening List: Lawyer 2021 BBB Rating ATA Lifetime Best Lawyers Award Badge Best Employment lawyers in Philadelphia
Best Lawyers Award Badge NAOATTY-Badge Gold American Registry 2021 Gold American Registry 2021 Martindale Hubbell

Please click the links above for more information on our achievements: