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Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
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Fighting employment discrimination for over 30 years
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Pregnancy Discrimination and Female Police Officers - Two recent lawsuits underscore the reality that pregnancy discrimination against female police officers is an ongoing problem. One police officer filed suit, claiming her police department discriminated against her by demoting her to patrol duty immediately after she returned from maternity leave. Patrol duty made it impossible for the officer to pump breast milk for [ ]
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Healthcare Organizations Targeted for Discrimination Lawsuits - Discrimination in the workplace is protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Unfortunately, workplace discrimination against disabled applicants and employees still happen. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sues employers who discriminate against workers with disabilities. Recent lawsuits indicate that healthcare organizations are special targets of the EEOC. The EEOC discovered that medical [ ] The post Healthcare Organizations Targeted for Discrimination Lawsuits appeared first on Discrimlaw NJ.
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Holiday Christmas Party Tips for Employees - It’s that time of year again when businesses send out invitations to the holiday work party. Although, on the surface, these events can offer good food, entertainment, and the chance to spend some carefree time with co-workers, they can also be tricky to navigate. Here are a few tips for surviving and enjoying the holiday [ ]
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Aging Doctors Put Their Patients at Risk - As individuals age, their physical and cognitive capabilities decline. In many positions, this is correlated with reduced productivity and capability to perform job duties. In the medical field, there is an ongoing debate over whether doctors should have a mandatory retirement age. It is not uncommon for physicians to continue to practice into their 70s [ ]
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Whistleblower Protections - Many people have reported when their employers engaged in unlawful or shady practices, only to lose their jobs as the result. In fact, a new study on state whistleblower lawsuits indicate that most employees who initiate this action will be fired. A recent report by a whistleblower advocacy group claims that most people who expose [ ]
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Sexual Harassment of Medical Personnel - Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem in the workplace. Harassment occurs in various industries, including highly-skilled fields such as medicine. Medical personnel are speaking out about sexual harassment and the results are alarming. Researchers collaborated with the American Physical Therapy Association to survey over 800 physical therapists about workplace harassment. Sexual Harassment in Physical Therapy [ ]
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When Doctors Should Hire a Lawyer - Treating patients is a business and like any business, there are times when the advice of a lawyer is needed. However, many physicians are unsure when they need a lawyer and what kind. A physician would be wise to retain the services of a law firm that regularly handles health care related matters. There are [ ] The post When Doctors Should Hire a Lawyer appeared first on Discrimlaw Healthcare.
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Unpaid Wages and Overtime Prompt Lawsuit Against Urban Outfitters - Two retail employees from Urban Outfitters filed a lawsuit against the company for allegedly failing to fairly compensate them for hours they worked. Two separate claims were filed in New Jersey Federal Court against the Philadelphia-based company by a department manager from Royal Palm Beach, Florida, and another department manager from New York City. Apparently, [ ]
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Whistleblower Protections   - Legislation to ensure protections for federal employees who disclose government waste, fraud, and abuse has been unanimously cleared by the House. The measure will provide for the training of federal workers so that they understand their protections. It will also enhance penalties for supervisors who retaliate against whistleblowers. The bill orders the Veterans Administration to [ ]
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Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer Mental Distress - Only seven states currently require employers to provide workers with paid sick leave. In 15 states legislation has been passed to prohibit cities from passing laws to require paid sick leave. Many see paid sick leave as an unnecessary business expense, but recent research has shown that when workers do not have paid sick time, [ ]
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