Category Archives: Current Events

The Steps To Follow in the Unemployment Process

Unemployment compensation is a benefit meant to tide workers over when they’re out of work through no fault of their own, such as occurs in a layoff or when an employer shuts its doors. This money can be a financial lifeline that bridges the gap between jobs. If you’ve lost your job, being eligible for…
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New Jersey Appellate Court Hands Workers a Win in Unemployment Benefits Case

Over the last several years, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has taken a number of steps attempting to introduce new language to the laws surrounding unemployment benefits. Many of these have been viewed as unnecessarily harsh, and the department has been accused of purposely limiting terminated workers’ ability to file for…
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The Dos and Don’ts of Filing a Discrimination Case

The State of New Jersey has one of the most robust anti-discrimination laws in the entire country. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) offers protection against termination, harassment, and unfair hiring or employment practices to individuals in many diverse classifications, including but not limited to race, age, gender, disability, national origin, and sexual orientation.…
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