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The U.S. National Women's Soccer Team Wins $24 Million in Equal Pay Settlement from Schall and Barasch LLC

The U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team Wins $24 Million in Equal Pay Settlement

On May 18, 2022, the U.S. women’s soccer team entered into a ground-breaking, new collective bargaining agreement with the U.S. Soccer Federation that will guarantee that the women will be paid at the same rate for all game appearances and tournament victories as the men’s team. This new labor agreement memorializes a February 2022 settlement…
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Understanding The Mandatory Arbitration Ban for Sexual-Harassment Claims

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (the “Act”). On the heels of the #MeToo movement, this new law is a significant workplace reform and a huge step toward changing a system that has used secrecy to protect perpetrators and silence survivors. Our New…
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How To Request Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

By law, an employer is responsible for providing employees with disabilities reasonable accommodations when requested. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, leaving those who need the most assistance unprotected. It is essential to understand your rights as an employee. Our New Jersey employment attorneys discuss employee rights outlined in federal and state law, what…
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The Impact of Harassment in the Workplace

Unfortunately, workplace harassment is not a new or uncommon issue. It can have wide ramifications, from the personal level of the employee to the company as a whole. This blog will look at different forms of workplace harassment and how they can affect the employees and the company. What Are Acts of Harassment? According to…
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How To Protect Against Workplace Retaliation

You have the right to feel safe and protected in your workplace. No one, including your boss, should make you feel pressured to commit an illegal act or subject you to discriminatory behavior. So, what do you do if that happens? It may seem scary and impossible to get yourself out of that situation. You…
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Reasonable Accommodation of Disabilities: New Jersey Supreme Court Expands The Rights of Disabled Employees

Mary Richter was a science teacher employed by Oakland, New Jersey. She was also a diabetic. At the start of the 2012-2013 school year, Richter received her schedule for the first marking period and learned that her lunch was scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Believing that late time in the day would negatively affect her blood sugar…
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