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#metoo is Still Center Stage at Matsikoudis Fanciullo

The #metoo movement was all the rage and society’s focus for a period of time, but other controversies and crises have rotated to take center stage over the past several months.  But, at Matsikoudis & Fanciullo, our dedication to fight for justice for victims of sexual harassment in the workplace was strong before “me too” …

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Whistle

Whistleblower

You don’t need to work in the White House to be a whistleblower.  Many states have their own statutes that protect workers from retaliation if they report wrongdoing or lawbreaking.  For example, the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”: N.J.S.A. §34:19-1 et seq.) prohibits an employer from taking “any retaliatory action against an employee” …

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Pro Bono

Though Matsikoudis & Fanciullo always tries to do cases in the public interest, we do practice law to make a living.  But, sometimes, we feel compelled to handle a case pro bono – i.e., for free. We recently successfully handled a pro bono case for a young, immigrant college student who volunteered on my mayoral …

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Protecting the Public From Unqualified Uber Drivers

The New Jersey Legislature passed the Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act (the “Act”) in 2017, and therein established certain insurance requirements for the now seemingly ubiquitous rideshare companies Uber and Lyft. At first blush, these insurance requirements seem like good public policy measures, but, on further analysis, they are insufficient.  The Act requires …

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Fast Food Franchises Lack of Sexual Harassment Policies Have Created an Epidemic of Harassment

Forty Percent (40%) of women in the fast food industry have been subjected to sexual harassment, according to research conducted by respected Heart Research Associates.  Sexual harassment has serious consequences for its victims.  Female victims of sexual harassment in the fast food industry suffer anxiety, disturbance of sleep and loss of appetite. Many fast food …

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