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.

getting more sleep

Getting More Sleep Can Make Your Monmouth C...

May 09, 2016No Comments250 Views

Getting More Sleep Can Make Your Monmouth County Business More Successful When facing a busy work day, that extra cup of coffee can only do

NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules to Implement Fair Chance Act

NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules ...

Apr 11, 2016No Comments238 Views

NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules to Implement Fair Chance Act The New York City Human Rights Commission recently proposed rules to implement the Fair

New NJ Equal Pay Laws Will Impact Monmouth Employers

New NJ Equal Pay Laws Will Impact Monmouth ...

Mar 14, 2016No Comments321 Views

Amendments to NJ Equal Pay Law Will Impact Monmouth County Employers Proposed changes to New Jersey’s Equal Pay Law are currently moving through the Legislature.

muslim discrimination in the workplace

Addressing Potential Muslim Discrimination ...

Feb 24, 2016No Comments317 Views

Addressing Potential Muslim Discrimination in the Workplace In the wake of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently addressed how

NJ Appeals Court: Borgata Babes Weight Standard Doesn’t Violate NJLAD

NJ Appeals Court: Borgata Babes Weight Stan...

Sep 28, 2015No Comments457 Views

The Appellate Division recently ruled that the Borgata Casino’s appearance policy for their employees – known as the Borgata Babes – which includes a strict

pre-employment background checks

Uber Suit Highlights Risk of Pre-Employment...

Sep 16, 2015No Comments538 Views

Uber Suit Highlights Risk of Pre-Employment Background Checks The number of lawsuits against Uber, Inc. appears to be growing almost as quickly as the company’s

The first few weeks of the new school year can be stressful for children and their parents with all the school activities going on, as everyone adjusts to new schedules and routines.

NJ Family School Partnership Act: Parents M...

Sep 02, 2015No Comments526 Views

The first few weeks of the new school year can be stressful for children and their parents with all the school activities going on, as

sexual orientation employment discrimination

EEOC Ruling: Title VII Bans Sexual Orientat...

Aug 11, 2015No Comments540 Views

In a novel ruling, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits sexual orientation

Pre-Employment Credit Checks Are Now Prohibited in NYC

Pre-Employment Credit Checks Are Now Prohib...

Jul 07, 2015No Comments1596 Views

New York City recently joined the growing list of jurisdictions that prohibit employers from conducting pre-employment credit checks. On April 16, 2015, the NYC City

As schools let out for summer, internship season is upon us. While internship programs can benefit both students and businesses, the failure to ensure compliance with state and federal laws can lead to costly legal headaches.

Don’t Get Schooled This Summer: Internshi...

Jun 18, 2015No Comments447 Views

As schools let out for summer, internship season is upon us. While internship programs can benefit both students and businesses, the failure to ensure compliance