October 21, 2015
Working From Home Work

How Does Working From Home Work?

You would think in this day and age everyone would be working from home, considering it’s such an easy thing to do.  But, while more and more companies are allowing employees to do this, more and more are still putting their foot down and saying no to this type of employment.  If you are one of those companies that have done the research, seen the stats and you want to consider trying this out and letting a handful of employees […]
October 14, 2015
Age of Smartphones

Employment in The Age of Smartphones – If My Boss Emails Me When I’m Not At Work Do I Have to Reply?

In this day and age, almost everyone has some sort of a phone, whether it is an old flip phone or a smart phone.  But, surveys show that while many people have Smartphones and cell phones, more and more people are doing less and less work… at work!  In fact, studies show that 20% of an employee’s time at work is wasted doing things like surfing the web, playing games, being on social media accounts, even talking to friends – […]
October 9, 2015
Presidential Election

The Presidential Election and The Workplace

Chances are if you work in a company, business or even a store, that water cooler talk is always prevalent in the office.  Especially true when there is some sort of a presidential election going on like there is right now.  People always want to chime in as to who they want to win, think should win, or what their different outlooks are in terms of the election, their political choices, etc.  People often talk about all sorts of things […]
September 29, 2015

What is Pregnancy Discrimination?

It might be the year 2015, but there is still a lot of unlawful discrimination going on in our world, even for pregnant women.  In 2006, the EEOC actually received over 5000 complaints from new moms where they were having trouble at work because they were pregnant.  But, in 2015, while this number has gone down, it’s still quite a problem and is still quite prevalent in the workplace.  There are laws that keep you safe, however, but sometimes it’s […]
September 23, 2015
How Does Maternity Leave Work

How Does Maternity Leave Work?

Maternity leave used to be something that was either frowned upon by the male sexes or it was just something you never heard of anyone doing,  its a shame that the younger generation didn’t get enough Mom time, but nowadays things have changed and for the better for once.  Maternity leave or family leave as it’s more commonly called these days (since it’s for moms and dads) is when a mother or father takes off from work for a certain […]
September 18, 2015
Maternity Leave Laws in California

The Maternity Leave Laws in California

If you live in California and you are about to become a parent, it’s probably a good idea to get more information about the laws regarding maternity leave in this specific state. California has some of the BEST family leave laws in the country, but knowing your rights and responsibilities will help make your leave go smoothly without a hitch.  One of those laws called the PFL or Paid Family Leave went into effect in 2004.  Essentially this is a law […]
September 10, 2015
Structure of a Private Equity Fund

The Structure of a Private Equity Fund

This guest post was written by Efraim Landa  Efraim Landa is a venture capitalist and the founder of Effi Enterprises. When talking about a private equity fund, usually they tend to be partnerships that have been formed by a PE firm.  Private equity funds can either be for general investments of businesses or they can also fund in different industries.  Most of the equity funds you see these days last around 10-13 years, which is usually an entire term, but […]
August 12, 2015

What is A Conflict of Interest?

Generally speaking, Conflicts of Interest can pertain to a company, judge or jury or even a lawyer.  In this blog though, we will be talking about attorneys and Conflicts of Interest, what they are, why they aren’t very beneficial to the other parties and why it’s essentially against a moral code to take on a client when there is a conflict of interest.  When it comes to conflict of interest cases, they tend to be ultra-specific and yet oftentimes they […]
August 5, 2015

How to Report Judicial Misconduct

If you read the daily paper, you probably see some pretty funny jokes or comics being drawn up about judges, but judicial misconduct is nothing to laugh about – especially if it endangers someone else.  Once in a blue moon you may find that a judge can be swayed one way or another and since this is crossing a line and essentially taking advantage of his or her powers, it warrants the need to be reprimanded.  If you are in […]
July 29, 2015

Attorney Misconduct in the News

Attorney Misconduct is an actual thing – and a large problem in the United States.  This type of a misconduct deals with a higher authority figure, like a lawyer, doing seedy things like accepting bribes, coercing testimonies, even offering sexual advances to help someone with a case or win a case.  It’s a sad world that we live in, when we have to deal with something as bad as Attorney Misconduct because a lawyer is essentially someone we are supposed […]
July 22, 2015

What is Legal Misconduct?

Legal misconduct, also known as Attorney Misconduct relates to an attorney – who is licensed, that breaks certain laws or that break conduct roles.  Every single country has its own set of standards, so therefore every situation is going to be different overall, but what we’re going to be talking about in this article, relates to lawyers in the United States.  Beyond just criminal or civil punishment, if the attorney does something really bad, they can actually have a severe […]
July 15, 2015
Litigation Business Lawyer

What is Judicial Misconduct?

Judicial misconduct is probably something you’ve never heard of before; it might even be something you aren’t aware of because it’s never happened to you.  Unfortunately, it does happen and it is a real thing.  Over the years more and more people with authority have become, how shall we say, corrupt.  It’s a sad thing if you think about it because these are people that citizens rely on to keep safe.  It’s not a super common thing, but it does […]
July 8, 2015

What Are Police Powers And What Are Your Rights?

Police powers might be a term you never heard of before, but chances are if you know an officer of the law or you have ever been searched, warranted or arrested, you have had experience of police powers.  These “powers” are put into place for good reason.  First off they help keep communities safe, or at least they are supposed to, but recent news says otherwise.  The police powers come into play in communities, when or if someone or a […]
June 2, 2015

Condo Owner Rights

When it comes to owning a condo, it’s actually quite different than owning a single family home.  When it comes time to consider where you want to live; a condo or a single family home, it’s a good idea to consider these factors:  Resale Value, Privacy, Space, Cost, Amenities, Maintenance and more.  Essentially when you own a condo the “ownership” is just on the insides of the house.  Everything outside is usually a shared aspect i.e.; if you have a […]
May 26, 2015

How to Report an Employment Law Violation

When most people hear the term “labor law violations” they think of those big companies like Google and Activision.  But, in all honesty, any place where there are employees and employers, labor law violations can and do happen.  In fact people file thousands of these charges every single year and they are for everything from larger corporations to medium sized businesses to family owned mom and pop stores.  These charges are called ULP or Unfair Labor Practices.  Not only can […]
May 19, 2015
Employment Attorney

What to Ask an Employment Attorney

If you have a workplace related legal issue such as workplace bullying, discrimination, harassment of any type of unfair or unlawful termination, it might be time to meet up with an Employment attorney in New Jersey. This is of course, a worst case scenario.  One of the first things you should do is try to talk to the person in charge or to human resources to see what can be done – if anything.  If all else fails, then the […]
May 12, 2015

Types of Unions

In the United States, we have many different labor unions. While there are categories like Private, Public and Craft Unions, there are also smaller groups as well such as Manufacturing Unions, Building Trades, Transportation Unions and Service Industry Unions. If you are interested in the labor movement or you already work at a job where Unions are not available, but you want a new position that does offer unions, it might be important to get to know what the different […]
May 5, 2015

What are Right to Work Laws?

A right to work law is a law that allows employees to choose whether they want to join a Union or not or support a union or not for that matter.  When getting a job, an employee should carefully read all the fine print on their work card before signing anything.  If you live in a right to work state – there are 25 states in 2015 that are right to work states, here are a few things you should […]
April 28, 2015

Laws That Govern Property Management Companies

When it comes to a property management company in NJ people seem to think that this is an easy job.  But, just like any other authoritative figure, a company that manages properties such as apartments, condos, homes or even business buildings does have legal obligations and they need to be not only aware of those obligations, but also aware of state and local laws when it comes to property management regulations.  When it comes to property management companies in any […]
April 8, 2015

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March 10, 2015

Employment Laws for Management

While an employee needs to be aware of their rights and some of the laws as an employee for a business, entity or company, a manager or supervisor needs to be aware of ALL of the legal laws and rules when it comes to labor and employment laws.  Most of the companies out there work diligently and closely with Human Resources to make sure that certain laws and rules are being followed. If you are a supervisor, manager or even […]
March 3, 2015

Rights for Salary Versus Hourly Employees

When it comes to salary laws versus hourly employees the laws are created by the U.S. Department of Labor in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.  While the rules are created by the U.S. Department of Labor is the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, they are enforced by the Wage and Hour Division.  The Wage and Hour division are also the people that investigate things like employee claims, and unfair practices such as minimum wage, OT, working hours […]
February 23, 2015

Is My Boss a Bully?

In certain situations where you are the employee and the boss is the big honcho he or she might find it funny to belittle you.  Frankly, I dislike people like this.  People that think just because they are the “boss” that they can treat employees however they want because they can.  But, there is a line between someone being a bully – a jerk just for the sake of being a jerk, and someone physically hurting you or discriminating against […]
February 16, 2015

What Teenagers Need To Know About Workplace Rights

Chances are if you are in high school or college right now, you are probably looking to make some extra cash or take an internship at some company.  Perhaps you are even working while you are going to school.  Chances are also, that your school did not give you any sort of a pamphlet or workbook telling you about your legal rights when it comes to working.  Actually, schools give students zero chances to actually prepare them for the work […]
February 9, 2015

Workplace Pregnancy Harassment

In a perfect world you could get pregnant and you could still keep your job without your boss or other people harassing you.  In a perfect world, people wouldn’t act disgraceful and wouldn’t make you stressed out during an emotion time in your life.  Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world and sometimes you run into jerks that think they are above the law or they think they can do whatever they want because they are the “boss”.  If there […]
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