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New Jersey Set to Pass Sick Leave Law

New Jersey is getting closer to becoming the tenth state to enact a paid sick leave law. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the New Jersey Senate passed  (A1827) and is headed for Governor Murphy’s desk for his signature.  The bill … Continue reading

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Taxes From A To Z (2018): U Is For Unused Sick Leave

Shutterstock It’s my annual “Taxes from A to Z” series! If you’re wondering whether you can claim home office expenses or whether to deduct a capital loss, you won’t want to miss a single letter. U is for Unused Sick … Continue reading

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When the Alleged Abuser Refuses to Leave …

The lack of legal protection from workplace abuse has consequences, as can be seen in the cases of two politicians who have ignored calls to resign. Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves is weathering a storm of protest after an investigation … Continue reading

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Leave the emotion to the soap operas

Remember the OJ Simpson trial?  I do.  I was in law school at the time and it was such a big deal that the law library set up a television for students to watch the proceedings.I remember watching the 15 … Continue reading

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Employee's claim of constructive dismissal as a result of taking FMLA leave dismissed

Noting that the Doctrine of Constructive Discharge "is hard to prove," the court explained that the employee must show that  his or her working conditions were objectively intolerable and that his or her employer deliberately created those conditions in hopes … Continue reading

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