When seeking a strategy to attack damages in a litigation, defense lawyers make it their mission to use anything and everything at their disposal to strengthen the case of their client. In today’s digital age, this means taking to the web and using a wide range of internet resources, which can include access to a […]
Happy Hour, Company Outings, and Sexual Harassment: Does the Line End at the Close of Company Work Hours?
Many employers want to build morale and esprit de corps by encouraging after hours events, like happy hours, company sports leagues, cookouts, etc. While these events can be a great way for employers to get to know their employees, and for workers to socialize with one another off the clock, they can also create questions […]
Harassment in the Workplace – When Enough Is Enough
For many Americans, the workplace is where they spend most of their waking hours. It’s where people meet not only to work, but to talk, make friends, socialize, and develop both personally and professionally. It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that the work environment is free from harassment, and New Jersey has […]
Sexual Harassment – Crossing the Line
Physical Contact: Where is the Line? It is not uncommon for people in the workplace to have physical contact with each other. It happens all the time in completely acceptable ways. For example, if someone does a great job on a project, he or she may receive a handshake, high five, or pat on the […]