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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 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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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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Older New Jersey Workers Gain More Protection Under New State Law

Older New Jersey Workers Gain More Protections Under New State Law Last week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law further protections for older workers against age discrimination by amending the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). The amendment, which was signed by the governor on October 5, changed the NJLAD in the following […]

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Can Employees Turn Down Raises and Promotions?

 

Although it is not a common occurrence, employees have been known to turn down pay raises and promotions. Employees may not understand the best way to tell their employers this, and in turn, the employers might also be in the dark about handling the situation. Reasons for Declining Declining raises and promotions makes financial sense […]

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Airline Contract Dispute Raises Concerns for Workers

 

Safety concerns are at the heart of a major ongoing dispute between American Airlines’ mechanics and the company. During a bitter contract renegotiation, one worker union issued the stark warning to its 3,500 members to not fly American if they cared about their families’ safety. The issue arose as American Airlines and their mechanics worked […]

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Cops Wrongfully Terminated from Disbanded Department

 

Police officers and a former police chief in a New Jersey town are suing for wrongful termination. Their suit contends that when the borough of Newfield disbanded their police unit and negotiated a new police agreement with Franklin Township, they violated their employment rights, leaving the four former employees without jobs. The four individuals were […]

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