How Long Do Unemployment Benefits Last?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of Americans out of work. Many people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have been relying on unemployment benefits to help them to meet their basic needs while they are unemployed. People who lose their jobs through no fault of their own might wonder how long they will be eligible

Who Is Eligible for Unemployment?

While the unemployment insurance program provides an important financial safety net for people who lose their jobs in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. However, not everyone who does not have a job will be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. These benefits are designed to replace a portion of a worker’s wages temporarily while they are out

Lawsuits Based on the Hiring Process

Job applicants in Pennsylvania and New Jersey enjoy certain rights before they are hired. Employers are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination based on an applicant’s protected characteristics during the hiring process. Local and state laws may provide additional protection to job applicants. Employers are required to abide by state and federal anti-discrimination laws throughout

What Is Whistleblower Retaliation?

Whistleblowers serve an important role in bringing the illegal actions of managers, executives, and companies to light. Without whistleblowers, many of the types of fraud and other wrongdoing by companies may go undiscovered. Unfortunately, blowing the whistle can result in serious consequences. Whistleblowers are frequently targeted for retaliation by their employers. The retaliatory actions may