The Immigration and Control Act (IRCA)

The Immigration Reform and Control Act (RCA) is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on their citizenship or immigration status. Here are five key points to keep in mind when bringing a claim under this law: You must show that your employer treated... Continue Reading

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that sets minimum wage, overtime, and otherlabor standards for employees. Here are five key points to keep in mind when bringing a claim under this law: You must show that your employer violated the FLSA, such as by not paying you minimum... Continue Reading

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I DON’T EASILY TRUST PEOPLE?

If you're hesitant to trust people, choosing an attorney can be especially difficult. Here are five things you can do to help you make a decision you feel comfortable with: - Research potential attorneys online and read reviews from past clients to get a sense of their reputation. - Ask friends,... Continue Reading

Suddenly Laid Off By Your Employer?

If you've been suddenly laid off by your employer, here are a few steps you might consider taking: -Check your employment contract or company policies to see if you are entitled to any severance pay or benefits. -File for unemployment benefits as soon as possible. -Consider whether you... Continue Reading

Workers’ Compensation Blog

The New Jersey workers compensation system can be difficult for injured workers to understand. There are a few reasons for this: - The system is complex, with many rules and regulations that can be hard to navigate. - The process of filing a claim can be overwhelming, especially if you're... Continue Reading

Employment Contract Blog

When it comes to signing an employment contract, it's crucial to be well-informed. Understanding what you're agreeing to can help you avoid potential pitfalls down the line. One of the most important things to look for is a clear outline of the terms of employment. This should include job... Continue Reading

Marijuana in New Jersey

Now that marijuana can be legally purchased in New Jersey what does it really mean? This are some useful tips: Adults 21 and over can now legally purchase and use marijuana in New Jersey. - Possession of up to six ounces of marijuana is now legal. - Marijuana can only be purchased from... Continue Reading

Tips if You’re Stopped for Drunk Driving

If you are stopped for suspected drunk driving, it's easy to make mistakes that will increase your legal exposure. Here are a few things to keep in mind during a stop: - Be polite and respectful to the officer. - Do not argue or become aggressive. - Keep your hands visible at all... Continue Reading

Wage Discrimination Blog

When it comes to wage discrimination, New Jersey employees have a number of rights and protections. Both state and federal law prohibit employers from paying employees of one sex less than employees of the opposite sex for "substantially similar work." This means that if you're doing the same job... Continue Reading