Employment Law

Diversity & Inclusion at Work

Anti-harassment and anti-discrimination laws guide employers on the minimum legal standards that they must follow in the workplace. In 2017, culturally competent employers should want more than the legal minimum. They must aim to create, and to cultivate, a diverse and inclusive workplace. In 2017, it is not just a question of SHOULD we have...
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Ha Ha Ha Harassment During the Holiday Party Season

Is your company hosting a holiday Party? Be prepared! There are numerous issues and liabilities that your company, management and employees can be subject to, including harassment and negligence claims. Here is a list of Best Practices to help you avoid liability during this season of merriment! [clear] 1. Make sure that your policies, including your anti-harassment...
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Violence in the Workplace

Nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year. Many more cases go unreported. The questions are: Is your company prepared for the worst? Is your reception area going to serve as an effective gatekeeper between your employees and the world? Research has identified factors that may increase the risk of...
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The New Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), also known as the federal Wage and Hour Law, regulates minimum wage, overtime, equal pay, record keeping, and child labor for employees of enterprises engaged in interstate or foreign commerce, and employees of state and local governments (basically everyone). The FLSA is arguably the most violated labor law by...
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Davison, Eastman & Muñoz Continues to Bolster Firm with Two New Hires

Davison, Eastman & Muñoz, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorneys Manny J. Alvelo and Nicole Sorokolit Croddick joined the firm in October. Manny Alvelo, Counsel, will work in the Firm’s Tax and Estate Planning department. His practice will focus on advising individual and corporate clients with respect to estate, inheritance and gift tax planning...
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The Current Dispute Regarding Harassment

The suit against Roger Ailes sheds light on recent developments regarding the scope of arbitration provisions in the State of New Jersey. Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed suit against Roger Ailes, Chairman of Fox News, for alleged sexual harassment in the workplace.  She chose to file her suit in State Court in New Jersey.  Subsequently,...
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