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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.

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EEOC Files First Transgender Discrimination...

Nov 11, 2014No Comments146 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 Comments204 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 Comments120 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


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

Aug 28, 2014No Comments104 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


Court Rules NJLAD Protects Divorcing Worker...

Aug 06, 2014No Comments71 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


NJ “Ban the Box” Bill Headed to Gov. Ch...

Jul 22, 2014No Comments125 Views

New Jersey may soon be the latest state to “ban the box.” Late last month, the state legislature passed the Opportunity to Compete Act, which


Have You Translated Your Employee Policies?

Jun 23, 2014No Comments60 Views

New York and New Jersey businesses should ensure that all of their employees understand (entender, comprendre, wakaru) their workplace policies. This includes those who are


Newark Sick Leave Ordinance to Take Effect

Jun 12, 2014No Comments376 Views

Newark employers are reminded that the city’s sick leave ordinance takes effect on June 21, 2014. It requires all private sector employers with 10 or


Could a Bad Case of the Flu Fall Under the ...

Mar 05, 2014No Comments227 Views

While the 2013–2014 influenza season got off to a slow start, the illness is now becoming widespread in many parts of the country, including both


Class-Action Overtime Suit Against Avis Get...

Feb 10, 2014No Comments165 Views

A New Jersey district court judge has given the green light to workers of Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC who allege that the rental company