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Do Autistic Employees Face Discrimination at Work?

South Jersey Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Help Disabled Employees Assert Their Rights

Autism affects social skills, speech, and nonverbal communication. In the United States, over 5 million adults have autism, approximately two percent of the population. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder as there are many subtypes, and it affects people in different ways, depending on certain genetic and environmental factors. Each individual with autism has their […]

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Does New Jersey Have Protections for Whistleblowers?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Represent Whistleblowers Who Have Faced Retaliation.

Laws that protect employees are in place to make sure all employees are treated fairly and respectfully in an environment that is free from harassment and unfair employment practices. Employees across the United States have the right to work in an equitable environment that provides them certain rights afforded by the law. Under Title VII […]

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What Are Some Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Advocate for Women Experiencing Workplace Pregnancy Discrimination.

Women make up nearly 50 percent of the workforce, according to the United States Department of Labor, and of those, approximately 85 percent will become mothers during the course of their career. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that in the past decade, pregnant women remain working longer and return to work sooner than at any […]

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What Are Forms of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Help Workers Facing Religious Discrimination.

Citizens of the United States have the fundamental right to practice whatever religion they wish. However, even to this day, the right to practice a religion is in constant threat in many places. Religious discrimination in the workplace, when an employer or others at work treat an employee less favorably because of their religion or […]

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Is Workplace Intimidation or Bullying Considered Harassment?

workplace intimidation

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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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?

Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled Employees

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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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?

Social Class Gender 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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How can Workplaces be Made Inclusive for Transgender Workers?

transgender workplace

The transgender movement greatly complicates workplace interactions and policies. What once was a generally objective standard for worker behavior and acceptable use of common areas, such as restrooms and changing areas, has become very subjective. Gender identity now matters as much as community standards for gender-specific behaviors. Even state and federal governments say so, and […]

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