How Do I File an Unemployment Appeal

How Do I File an Unemployment Appeal?

When you lose your job and file a claim for benefits from your state’s unemployment compensation fund, the unemployment agency will review your claim and discuss it with your former employer. The agency may also interview you in person or over the phone. After the unemployment agency completes the review, it will either grant your

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Here’s What You Need To Know

Pre-employment drug testing is fairly common for employers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Some employers also have mandatory testing for their employees on a random basis. If you have been asked to take a drug test by your employer or your prospective employer, here is some information about the laws that apply from the attorneys

What Is National Origin Discrimination?

Some workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are discriminated against by their coworkers because of their national origins. Under federal and state law, national origin discrimination in the workplace is illegal. Despite the legal prohibitions, this type of discrimination continues to be a problem at many companies. If you have been the victim of discrimination

What Is Gender Identity Discrimination

What Is Gender Identity Discrimination?

Your gender identity is the gender with which you identify. It may be different from your anatomical or assigned gender from your birth. There is not a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on gender identity. However, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has interpreted the federal prohibition of sex discrimination to include discrimination based on

Can an Employer Can Fire You By Phone or Email?

If you are terminated from your job, it can be difficult to deal with and to understand. You might struggle with being fired despite knowing that your job might be in trouble. It can be even more painful if your boss fires you in an impersonal manner such as over the telephone. While it would

What is a 12-month period under FMLA

What is a 12-month period under FMLA?

If you work for a company that has 50 or more employees within a 75-mile radius, you may be eligible to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. If you have worked for your employer for a minimum of 1,250 hours during the 12 months before the date that you need to take

What Does a Civil Attorney Do?

If you are like many other people, you might not have much experience with the court system. While you might understand what a criminal lawyer does, you may be less aware of what a civil attorney does. Civil attorneys are commonly called litigators. These are attorneys that are hired by people to defend against or

Do You have an Overtime Case

Do You Have an Overtime Case?

Since the 1930s, most U.S. employers have been required to pay their eligible employees that work more than 40 hours in a week overtime pay. This law was originally passed so that work would be spread among more people so that the unemployment rolls could be reduced. Today, overtime pay is no longer viewed as

Can I Be Fired For Not Being Vaccinated

Can I Be Fired For Not Being Vaccinated?

Depending on your career, you may work for a company that has requirements for employees to get certain types of vaccinations. For example, many employers in the health care industry require their employees to get vaccinated when they will come into contact with people who have immune systems that are compromised. While these types of