New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA)

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (or “FMLA”) is a law which requires certain employers to provide employees with job-protected unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. In New Jersey, employees also have family leave rights under the state New Jersey Family Leave Act (or “NJFLA”) if they meet certain criteria. If you…

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Sexual Harassment Retaliation

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC

Most employees know that there are laws that protect them against sexual harassment in the workplace, and with the widespread cultural shift against sexual misconduct in recent years there are more complaints being made against employers than ever before. But what happens when an employee reports sexual harassment and is then further punished for making…

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National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC

Under federal, state, and local laws, employers are prohibited from discriminating against their employees on the basis of national origin. This means that your employer cannot use your nationality, ancestry, or certain traits related to your national origin in making employment-related decisions or as a reason to treat you less favorably than other employees. If…

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The week, Console Mattiacci Law partner, Laura C. Mattiacci, Esquire, moderated a panel of United States Magistrate Judges at the 2019 Federal Bench Bar Conference held at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia. The annual conference, hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association Federal Courts Committee, offers in-depth CLE discussions on legal and practice topics important to…

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On January 11, 2019, Magistrate Judge Timothy Rice ruled that the release agreement provided to and signed by a former AT&T employee, Alison Ray, violated federal age discrimination law and was therefore invalid and unenforceable as to her claim under the Age Discrimination and Employment Act (“ADEA”). According to Judge Rice, AT&T’s release agreement failed…

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Console Mattiacci Law represents Jennifer Seme in a gender discrimination lawsuit against Gibbons P.C., a Philadelphia Law firm, as reported in The Intelligencer. About Console Mattiacci Law, LLC Console Mattiacci Law, LLC is an employment rights law firm with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moorestown, New Jersey and New York, New York. Since its inception in 1990,…

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What is the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination?

Posted on May 07, 2019 by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (or “NJLAD”) is a New Jersey state law that applies to all employers in New Jersey (except for certain federal employers). This means that even out-of-state companies are subject to NJLAD, so long as they have employees who work in New Jersey. If you want to know whether the…

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What Does an Employment Contract Entail? Employees typically enter into a contract when they began work with a new employer. A written contract outlining the employee’s pay, duties, and obligations to the employer protects an employee from being fired at a moment’s notice by the employer. Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York are At-will employment…

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CML is a Proud Supporter of the Support Center for Child Advocates

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC

April 10, 2019 – Console Mattiacci Law attended the Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception & Auction that was held at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The event celebrated the extraordinary efforts of people who devote countless hours to improving the lives of abused and neglected children. Console Mattiacci Law is proud…

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Console Mattiacci Law represents Philadelphia Police Sergeant Christina Mellett in case against the city as reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer. About Console Mattiacci Law, LLC Console Mattiacci Law, LLC is an employment rights law firm with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moorestown, New Jersey and New York, New York. Since its inception in 1990, the firm…

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