Category Archives: Articles

Prenuptial Agreements: Should they be a prerequisite to marriage?

Based on New Jersey Law While not exactly the glamorous side of a marriage proposal, the idea of a prenuptial, or ante nuptial, agreement is something that most people about to be married should discuss. In case a marriage doesn’t work or one spouse dies before you have a chance to do a comprehensive estate plan, a prenuptial… Read More »

General Facts about Employment Discrimination

Article written based on Pennsylvania and Federal Law Each Employment Discrimination case is different. That is why you must contact an attorney to see if you have any rights. But all Employment Discrimination cases share some common traits. This Article discusses some of those traits. To prove an Employment Discrimination case you must show several things. First, you… Read More »

Family Medical Leave Act

Article written based on Pennsylvania and Federal Law In 1993 Congress passed and the President signed into law the Family and Medical Leave Act. The purpose of this law is to balance the needs of the workplace with the needs of families. It allows employees to take reasonable leave for medical reasons, for the birth or adoption of… Read More »

Busted for a DUI?

By | May 28, 2002

Article written based on California Law Every year approximately 250,000 people in California get arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The arrest is usually terrifying, bewildering, humiliating and obnoxious. But it is just the beginning of a dizzying series of procedures which will unfold over the next two to six months, carrying with it an… Read More »

Sexual Harassment Information

One of the most publicized types of employment discrimination in the news today is sexual harassment. There are two types of sexual harassment: Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Working Environment. Quid Pro Quo Quid Pro Quo occurs when a person is subjected to sexual advances and their refusal of those sexual advances results in negative consequences for them.… Read More »

Are Non Compete Agreements Enforceable?

Despite what most high-tech employers think, California courts are extremely reluctant to enforce a non-compete agreement that an employee signs as a condition of his/her employment. California Business and Professions Code Section 16600 provides that subject to certain limited exceptions “every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade or business of any… Read More »

Firing Employees

By | May 21, 2002

Based on New Jersey Law One of the biggest challenges manufacturers face is dealing with employees who are dishonest, non-team players or poor performers. At some point, after unsuccessfully training, coaching and trying to change the employee’s behavior, the relationship between the staff member and the company must cease. This process is difficult for managers for several reasons;… Read More »