All posts by Ramon Rivera

Ramon Rivera focuses his practice on public and employers and private corporations in labor and employment affairs. He is mainly responsible for representing numerous public entities and municipalities with regard to various labor and employment issues.

This spring, monitoring wage and hour compliance should be on top of every employer’s to-do list. Much like cleaning out your garage or reorganizing your closets, it is not a fun job, but the end result is worth it.

Do Your Wage and Hour Practices Need a Spri...

Apr 07, 2015No Comments141 Views

This spring, monitoring wage and hour compliance should be on top of every employer’s to-do list. Much like cleaning out your garage or reorganizing your

The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) recently released implementing regulations for the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act. As New Jersey employers should be aware, the state’s “ban the box” law took effect on March 1, 2015.

NJDOL Publishes “Ban the Box Regulations...

Mar 12, 2015No Comments786 Views

The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) recently released implementing regulations for the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act. As New Jersey employers should be

From posting to social media to online shopping, the Internet can be a major distraction in the workplace. For employers concerned about productivity, it is important to understand what you can and cannot when it comes to monitoring employees and find out what they are doing online and how often it takes them away from their work.

Monitoring Employees Internet Use: Is It Ok...

Feb 26, 2015No Comments602 Views

From posting to social media to online shopping, the Internet can be a major distraction in the workplace. For employers concerned about productivity, it is

From stealing merchandise to inflating expenses, employee theft costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars every year.

How To Address Employee Theft In The Workpl...

Feb 09, 2015No Comments522 Views

From stealing merchandise to inflating expenses, employee theft costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars every year. However, as evidenced by the recent lawsuit against Target,

Year in Review: New Jersey Employment Law

New Jersey Employment Law..Let’s Go B...

Jan 20, 2015No Comments183 Views

Year in Review: New Jersey Employment Law New Jersey employment law underwent many important changes over the past year. More importantly, many of the new

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EEOC Files First Transgender Discrimination...

Nov 11, 2014No Comments298 Views

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed its first transgender discrimination suits against a private employer under the Title VII of the Civil Rights

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Voting Leave: Are Employers Required to Gra...

Oct 29, 2014No Comments305 Views

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, 2014. While most employees are able to cast their ballots outside of their working hours, some may need to

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Is Telecommuting Good for Your New Jersey B...

Oct 24, 2014No Comments228 Views

New research suggests that allowing employees to work from home could actually lead to better performance. But is your New Jersey business ready to abandon

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U.S. Supreme Court to Address Pregnancy Dis...

Aug 28, 2014No Comments164 Views

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider yet another high-profile women’s health issue next term. In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the justices will determine

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Court Rules NJLAD Protects Divorcing Worker...

Aug 06, 2014No Comments139 Views

While you may lose your house or your dog when your marriage ends, you shouldn’t lose your job. In a recent decision, the Appellate Division