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What Does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act Protect?

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It put importance protections against workplace discrimination occurring on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or other, related, medical conditions. Here, we will get into more of the specifics regarding the protections provided by the Pregnancy...

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What to Look for in an Employment Agreement

The employer-employee relationship is an important one and will play a significant role in the lives of the employer and, perhaps even more so, the employee. A strong and comprehensive employment agreement will set the tone for this relationship. It is thus important for the employee to be mindful of the contents...

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What Is a Non-Compete Agreement?

Most of us will change jobs at least one or more times in our lifetimes. Moving from employer to employer is often the mark of progression along a career track. At one point or another, therefore, it is likely that your employer will ask you to sign a non-competition, or “non-compete,”...

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The New Jersey Family Medical Leave Act

As employees, it can be very important to be aware of your rights and some of the more basic laws granting such laws. The problem can be, however, that such laws may provide critical and fundamental rights, but they can be awfully complex and convoluted. How are employees supposed to untangle the...

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