Can I Be Fired for Going to Rehab?

Deciding to seek treatment for alcohol or drug dependence is a major step for people struggling with addiction issues. However, the choice can be highly stressful if you are employed. Many employees hesitate to go to inpatient rehabilitation even when they need it because of concerns they have about potentially losing their jobs. Recognizing that

What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment in New Jersey?

While the environment at your workplace might be toxic, that does not necessarily mean that it is a hostile work environment entitling you to pursue compensation from your employer. Instead, a hostile work environment is a specific legal term that describes when discriminatory actions taken against certain employees based on their protected characteristics are severe

What to Know About Employment Contracts

Most employees in New Jersey are at-will employees, which means they can be terminated at any time and for any lawful purpose. At the same time, at-will employees also can end their employment at any time and for any reason. While at-will employment is the norm, some employees work under written employment contracts. While there

What Is the Difference Between the ADA and the FMLA?

Employees who have serious health conditions might be covered under two federal laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Understanding the types of protection these two laws provide and the types of employers that are covered by them is important when you have suffered a serious