In the modern workplace, employees frequently have to deal with customers and clients as a part of their jobs. Unfortunately, some customers or clients cross lines when they interact with people who are simply trying to do their jobs. In some cases, treatment by clients or customers can amount to harassment. Employees are protected against
Temporary employees working for New Jersey employers might be uncertain about what their rights are as employees. For example, when a temporary employee suffers discrimination in the workplace based on their protected characteristics or is harassed, they might not know to whom they should report the incident or whether they have the same rights as
If you work in New Jersey, you likely know someone who has taken medical leave from work either to care for themselves or members of their families. Two laws allow qualifying employees to take leave in the state, including the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA and the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA).
Employees in New Jersey might be eligible to take leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA), or both. These laws require covered employees to provide employees with job-protected leave for qualifying reasons. However, there are some distinct differences between the FMLA and the NJFLA that
People who are overweight or obese have trouble in multiple areas of their lives, including at school, when seeking medical care, and at work. This is because of societal bias against people who have weight problems. Many people think that people who are overweight or obese are lazy or have weaker wills. Overweight and obese
Anxiety, depression, and extreme stress can affect all aspects of your life, including your job. To be productive, you must prioritize your mental health to remain ready and able to work. In some cases, anxiety, depression, or other types of mental health conditions will require people to take time off from work. The federal Family
Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, eligible employees who work for employers with 50 or more employees within 75 miles of each other are entitled to take up to 12 weeks off from work to treat their serious health condition or the condition of a close family member. To be eligible, an employee must
While everyone experiences minor anxiety about different situations once in a while, some people experience severe anxiety that qualifies as a mental impairment. Anxiety that is severe enough that it interferes with your ability to perform the daily tasks of your life and interferes with your work can be especially difficult to manage. If you