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Mark S Guralnick

Mark Guralnick’s Legal Guides

32 total

  • Avoiding Age Discrimination on the Job -- Part 2

    Training programs. All advancement opportunities, new job designations, company-sponsored educational programs, and apprenticeships must be evenly offered to employees of all ages. Retirement plans P

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  • Avoiding Age Discrimination on the Job -- Part 1

    Fringe Benefits Older employees must qualify for and receive the same health insurance, vacation, sick time and other benefits, and must not incur greater payroll deductions or to work more hours to

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  • Do Divorced Parents Have to Pay College Tuition for their Children in New Jersey?

    What would parent do? The first factor is whether the parent, if still living with the child, would have contributed toward the costs of the requested higher education. Background information. What i

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  • No Smoking at Work -- What are the Rules?

    What is Tobacco? Make sure the employer is clear on how tobacco and smoking are defined. Specific references to cigarettes, clove cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, smokeless t

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  • Defamation, Libel & Slander -- What's the Difference

    Defamation Defamation refers to a false statement made against another party, which is published, broadcast or otherwise circulated to third parties. It is not necessary to say "defamation of charac

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  • 4 Ways Somebody Can Be Guilty of Invasion of Privacy

    Misappropriation Assume somebody takes your photograph without your permission. Then, you discover that your photo is on the cover of cereal boxes at the supermarket. It seems that the cereal maker i

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  • Larceny, Robbery and Burglary -- What's the Difference

    Larceny Larceny is basically stealing. Grand larceny is stealing something large or valuable. Petty larceny is stealing something small or of minimal value. Shoplifting is generally regarded as a for

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  • Nepotism on the Job -- 4 Questions to Ask

    All in the Family? Who is considered an employee’s family member or relative? A policy should be defined sufficiently to indicate whether it applies to spouses, parents, parent-in-laws, grandparents,

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  • How do you know if you're an independent contractor

    Behavioral Factors Does the employer give instructions to you, monitor and supervise your work, directs what work must be completed or the manner in which work is performed. Giving instructions does

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  • Family and Medical Leave Act: Employer's Guide - Part 2

    Company Size Be sure not to misjudge company size or employee eligibility by using inconsistent calendars. The FMLA applies when an employee works within a 75-mile radius of at least 50 employees, bu

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