Veterans of the United States Armed Forces are considered a vulnerable population, and the American public, through the U.S. Congress, protects them by law. Veterans and their would-be employers should know the rights of veterans are protected and how those rights are enforced in the workplace. Many laws protect the rights of veterans: the two… [Read More]
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When couples take the first steps toward divorce, they almost never consider that their choice of a divorce attorney can be instrumental in their journey of personal growth. Divorce is a long, arduous road for most couples, and the process can force one or both spouses to expand and learn in previously unimagined ways. A… [Read More]
As the US population ages, the workforce also will age. It has been estimated there are one billion people on our planet over the age of 60, and that demographic is expected to double by 2050.
In 1986, Congress eliminated a mandatory age of retirement, and amended the Civil Rights Act to help workers over the age of 65. Unfortunately, history tells us that legal enactments do not guarantee equal treatment of citizens in any environment, including the workplace.
In 1982, the NJ Supreme Court in Newburgh v. Arrigo ruled on a number of issues pertaining to divorce and remarriage, including the obligation of both parents to contribute to the cost of their children’s higher education. Since Newburgh, NJ trial and appellate courts have considered various aspects of financial obligations of parents to their adult children.
Everyone uses social media. Many businesses enjoy free publicity via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Many employees make their private lives public on social media platforms available to anyone with a computer or smartphone. This may never become a problem, but when an employee violates the employer’s prohibitions or restrictions on social media use, there could be trouble in River City.