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NJ Court Ruled That Religious Institutions Can Fire an Employee if They Do Not Follow Religious Tenets

A new ruling from New Jersey’s Supreme Court upheld that religious institutions have the right to fire employees who fail to abide by established religious tenets. The case sets a new precedent in the state. 

This new outcome identifies that when an employee has agreed to follow a religious...

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Ask the Attorney: Is My Employer Allowed to Ask Me About My Illness When I Call Out Sick?

Respect and professionalism are paramount for the hard-working folks of New Jersey. For a workplace to be healthy and fulfilling, there must be an assumption of good faith between an employer and an employee. You deserve an employer who believes in your desire to work and perform your job well. 

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Ask the Attorney: Is Being at Our Desks 15 Minutes Early Considered Overtime?

Federal and state laws regarding wages and hours can be complicated, and you may be wondering what’s expected of you or whether you are being taken advantage of. Some employers abuse their authority by mandating that their employees spend more time at work than their contracts specify, without compensating them with...

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