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How do You Keep Your Job While Sick or Disabled?
February 9, 2015
One of the most common claims that I have been dealing with during the past 20+ years as an employment law attorney involves an employ...
When can I be Fired?
February 3, 2015
One of the most common misconceptions about employment law in New Jersey is that workers think that their employers need a reason to t...
Solving Discrimination Cases Swiftly, Successfully
November 20, 2014
The best kind of discrimination cases are those that resolve swiftly and successfully. Here is one such story that resolved today: ...
No One Should Have to Endure Sexual Harassment
November 14, 2014
One of the most difficult aspects of being a victim of sexual harassment is the embarrassment and humiliation that goes along with the...
Call Me Today, If You Need My Help
October 21, 2014
Hello, I’m Fred Shahrooz-Scampato, Esquire. I am an employment lawyer, who for the last twenty years, has aggressive...
Perceived Sexual Orientation Harassment
September 16, 2013
Last week, one of my cases was featured in a Bergen Record article. My client, along with co-counsel, David Rostan, Esquire, all...
10 Frequently Asked Questions on New Jersey Wage Law
May 28, 2013
What is the minimum wage in New Jersey? The minimum wage in New Jersey is $7.25 per hour. With few exceptions, employees mus...
FMLA – Know Your Rights or Risk Losing Them!
May 23, 2013
Last week I posted a blog entry on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and specifically, sought to cut through the legalize so that a...
Family Medical Leave Act – What You Should Know
May 15, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law administered by the Federal Wage and Hour Division of the United States Depar...
Do you know an “Archie Bunker”?
March 13, 2013
One of the things I love most about being an employment law litigator is being an advocate for the underdog. As a society, ...
Are You Being Sexually Harassed?
February 22, 2013
New Jersey and Federal laws have been passed to protect employees from sexual harassment. There are two types of harassment that are c...
Protecting Persons From Unlawful Housing Discrimination
January 22, 2013
New Jersey’s fair housing laws for persons with disabilities are among the strongest in the nation. The New Jersey Law Aga...
Time Off From Work – Employee Rights
January 16, 2013
Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) – The FMLA generally requires employers to provide employees with twelve weeks...
How Employment Law Attorneys can Provide Assistance to Small and Medium Sized Companies
January 9, 2013
Many small and medium companies do not have the resources to fund a full time human resources position. Many smaller businesses ...
Sexual Harassment, What it is and What it is not!
January 2, 2013
What is Important to Remember? When it comes to sexual harassment, events are usually viewed in context. This means that in determ...
Employee Handbook Top 10
December 26, 2012
Top Ten Reasons Why Your Business Needs An Employee Handbook 1. Provide clear gui...