One important result of a recent study on bullying by gender revealed that not only are girls more often bullied than boys, but they are also more likely to consider or attempt suicide as well.
If your child is one of the thousands of young athletes across New Jersey who spends hours working with coaches in their sport, the last thing that you would expect would be to have your child exposed to sexual abuse.
Almost one year ago, the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio. This comprehensive legal package addresses sexual harassment in the workplace. An important component of the legislation expanded the City Human Rights Law for gender-based harassment by increasing the statute of limitations from one to three years.
To observe Distracted Driving Month, New Jersey police departments are cracking down on distracted driving, especially those who are using handheld electronic devices while behind the wheel.
A chance meet-up in Puerto Rico by JetBlue flight attendants and pilots ended with sexual assault of two of the flight attendants by one pilot, according to a lawsuit recently filed in a New York federal court.
The suit also accuses JetBlue of inaction after the incident was reported last year, soon after the alleged assault occurred.
Under a bill recently signed into law, New Jersey employers cannot force workers to obey nondisclosure agreements when they settle a sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination claim. The support for this legislation was overwhelming in the Legislature as well as from Governor Murphy who signed it into law.
Nursing home negligence is not limited to abuse and neglect of the elderly. Last fall, 11 children died and many others fell ill from an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell.
Two recent news stories centered on sexual assault jumped out at us this week. The stories are connected in that they both concern sexual assaults on women, in one case by a world-famous celebrity chef and in the second case by one of the U.S.’s most revered military education institutions.