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Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

The gig economy continues to confound courts and workers alike—nowhere more so than when the workers in question are drivers for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. In 2018 alone, federal and state courts in Pennsylvania arrived at virtually … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court of New Jersey Examines the Interplay of New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination and the Workers Compensation Act in New Jersey Employment Law Discrimination

New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees because they have a “disability.” Law Against Discrimination also requires employers to make “reasonable accommodations” so that employees can do their jobs despite their disabilities.  New … Continue reading

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Was Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

For many workers on the job throughout New Jersey, it is automatically assumed that if you put in a workers’ compensation claim, your claim will be accepted. According to your thinking, you will be compensated for your time off and … Continue reading

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Transportation Workers Can Avoid Arbitration

A truck driver working long hours yet still earning less than the minimum wage tries to bring a class action lawsuit against a trucking company. But the company tells him he signed an arbitration agreement that prevents him from filing … Continue reading

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Sex Workers Fight for Safe Conditions After Being Taken Offline

Cities across the country are adjusting to an alarming new reality: an increase in arrests for prostitution and sex trafficking on city streets. Could Congress—and Internet regulation—be to blame? The spike in arrests came after March of 2018, when Congress … Continue reading

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