201601.18
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We Must Never Forget Martin Luther King.

On this Martin Luther King Day we pause to remember the message of Dr. King.  Dr King preached a message of equality for all human beings regardless of their race, religion  or ethnicity. This is an especially vital message today as the  voices of racial and ethnic division and discord  bang loudly on their angry…

201512.16
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Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired

Merry Christmas! – You’re Fired As Christmas approaches you begin to purchase some gifts, and are looking forward to getting a few days off to celebrate the holiday season.  A call comes in from your Supervisor requesting your presence in his/her office the week before Christmas.  In great anticipation you are hoping that he/she will…

201511.30
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How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat

 How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat Being pregnant can be a wonderful and beautiful time in your life, however some employers are less friendly to pregnancy than others. Listed below are a few tips and legal considerations when you are delivering the news of your pregnancy to your employer. 1….

Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately?
201511.04
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Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately?

Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately? Tips On What To Look For. Reviewing your Employee Handbook can be crucial to understanding how to conduct yourself at work, and often times off work as well. Federal and state regulatory systems have imposed new and recent obligations on employers that need to be included in handbooks. Below is…

Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student
201511.03
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Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student

Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student On Monday, the Obama administration weighed in on the issue with the release of a report slamming a suburban Chicago public school district for not providing a transgender student with access to the girls’ locker rooms. The report found that Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Ill., unfairly…

Supreme Court Takes On Discrimination In Jury Selection
201511.02
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Supreme Court Takes On Discrimination In Jury Selection

Supreme Court Takes On Racial Discrimination In Jury Selection The U.S. Supreme Court wrestles Monday with a problem that has long plagued the criminal justice system: race discrimination in the selection of jurors. “Numerous studies demonstrate that prosecutors use peremptory strikes to remove black jurors at significantly higher rates than white jurors.” Those are not…

Brick Township Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit For $250,000
201510.29
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Brick Township Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit For $250,000

Brick Township Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit For $250,000 The Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority has settled a wrongful termination lawsuit filed under the state’s whistleblower protection law for $250,000, ending litigation between the agency and former Director of Central Service Scott Bundy, who said he was fired after reporting what he alleged to be illegal activities…