Telecommuting: Is It Reasonable?

By Ashley Morin |   Feb. 28, 2017

Last week’s blog post explored the interactive process between employers and employees when considering a job accommodation for an employee with a disability.  But what happens if during the interactive process, an employee requests to telecommute? Can the request be denied if no other employees are permitted to telecommute? Well that depends on the nature of the employee’s job and disability.

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Topics : interactive process between employer and employee, telecommute, disabled employee telecommute, employer deny an employee request, employee request to telecommute, telecommuting policy, employer telecommuting policy, employee requests to telecommute | 0 Comments Read More

Let’s Talk: The Interactive Process Between Employer and Employee

By Stephanie D. Gironda |   Feb. 15, 2017

An employer who is asked for a job accommodation by an employee with a disability is required to take part in what is called the interactive process under both the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD).  

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Topics : employers, ada, interactive process between employer and employee, employee disability, new jersey law against discrimination, job accommodation network, americans with disabilities act, njlad, employer and employee | 0 Comments Read More

Think Your Temp Is Just a Temp? Think Again, He Could Be Your Employee!

By Ashley Morin |   Feb. 8, 2017

It may surprise you to know that regardless of what you call a temporary or leased worker, he may be an employee under the law. So, what about the temp agency that provided the worker? Well, the temp agency may be an employer too—a joint employer.

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Topics : flsa, new jersey flsa, fair labor standards act, The Fair Labor Standards Act, title vii, leased worker, fair labor standards act title vii, anti harassment training, discrimination training, new jersey anti harassment training, joint employer relationship, joint employment relationships, temporary worker, new jersey law against discrimination, employee handbooks, new jersey discrimination training, joint employer | 0 Comments Read More

Family and Medical Leave Act, NJ Family Leave Act and NJ Family Leave Insurance: Employment Law “F” Words

By Tracy Armstrong |   Feb. 1, 2017

These statutes and their requirements are often confused and not correctly applied. Two of these statutes are job holding/protection statutes and one is a job paying statute. 

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Topics : new jersey family leave act, nj family leave act, nj family leave insurance, new jersey family leave insurance, family and medical leave act, fmla, fla, new jersey fla, nj fla, job protection | 0 Comments Read More

Employer Social Media Monitoring Of Potential Employees: What You Find Out May Come Back To Bite You

By Stephanie D. Gironda |   Jan. 25, 2017

We all know that technology enables employers to research potential job candidates, but should an employer do so?  This blog examines some potential perils faced by employers who monitor the social media of potential hires.

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Topics : employee social media, employee socia media policy, research employee on social media | 0 Comments Read More

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