The Legal Blog of David H. Kaplan | David H. Kaplan
Extracurricular: How Outside Actions Can Affect You At Work

Extracurricular: How Outside Actions Can Affect You At Work

Fortunately, most people are at least somewhat aware of their rights at work. Reporting discrimination or filing a claim are just two examples of behaviors that can be considered “protected actions” under New Jersey law. But what about when you’re away from the workplace? Is a Facebook post really grounds for termination? What about participating … Continue reading Extracurricular: How Outside Actions Can Affect You At Work

FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share

Crossing The Line: Discrimination And Harassment At Work

Crossing The Line: Discrimination And Harassment At Work

New media attention to workplace dynamics has brought questions regarding proper professional behavior. Discrimination includes the act of, or a proposing act of, treating someone unfavorably based on personal characteristics protected by the law. Employees are protected from direct and indirect discrimination throughout their employment. Direct discrimination often happens when an employer or co-worker makes … Continue reading Crossing The Line: Discrimination And Harassment At Work

Getting Help: Reporting Workplace Discrimination In New Jersey

Getting Help: Reporting Workplace Discrimination In New Jersey

Workplace discrimination is serious – but it’s also tough to handle. For employees who have either been victim to acts of discrimination, the challenge can be knowing the proper steps to ensure compensation, restoration, and justice. In New Jersey, employers are guaranteed both protection from discrimination and a framework through which to pursue their claim. … Continue reading Getting Help: Reporting Workplace Discrimination In New Jersey

#MeToo Movement Raises Workplace Issues

#MeToo Movement Raises Workplace Issues

The #MeToo movement has quickly brought issues of workplace gender discrimination and sexual harassment to the fore. Women across America are beginning to share their disturbing stories of unfair treatment and outright sexual assault. While the movement has drawn attention for the shockingly high number of included celebrity voices, gender discrimination and its related issues … Continue reading #MeToo Movement Raises Workplace Issues