The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a law that requires employers with at least 50 employees to provide up to 12 weeks per year of time off for employees facing certain situations. In addition, if you work for an employer with 50 or more employees in New Jersey, you are also protected … Continue reading What is the New Jersey Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?
According to a report published at NJ.com, a Monmouth County man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for proving false property appraisals in a mortgage scheme that involved nine people. In addition, he will be required to pay $1.5 million in restitution. The group fraudulently purchased 15 properties in Elizabeth, New Jersey … Continue reading Mortgage Fraud Alive and Well in New Jersey
Discrimination in the workplace is regretfully common in the United States. In fact, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were nearly 90,000 charges of employment discrimination filed in 2015. Fortunately for workers, federal and state law prohibit employment discrimination and confer significant legal rights to employees who have been the victims of … Continue reading Do I Have a Discrimination Case?