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Is Workplace Intimidation or Bullying Considered Harassment?

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?

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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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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How can Workplaces be Made Inclusive for Transgender Workers?

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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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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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Is Weight Discrimination an Issue in the Workplace?

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Various occupations require different levels of physical and mental capabilities. No two people are the same, and that includes body types. Some people weigh significantly more than others of similar size, and that sometimes creates issues in the workplace. Virtually no one maintains a steady weight throughout life. Many people undergo widely varying weights and […]

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How Does the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protect Workers?

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The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) provides sweeping protections against acts of discrimination in the state. If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may have legal recourse, and you should know your rights under the law. Discrimination vs. Bias-Based Harassment This law covers discrimination and bias-based harassment, so it is wide in […]

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How Does Workplace Discrimination Trigger Trauma?

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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 […]

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