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Jamison Mark

Owner of Mark Law Firm, LLC in New Jersey. The Mark Law firm, LLC is an experienced, full service law firm specializing in employment matters, such as wrongful termination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, disability discrimination, work place harassment, severance agreements, whistleblower, and CEPA matters, as well as Personal injury claims such as: slip and fall, trip and fall, auto accidents, car accidents, workers compensation. Our lawyers also represent clients in matters relating to school bullying, defamation, civil rights violations, small business formation, counseling, compliance, landlord tenant, and dissolution, and criminal and traffic matters.
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How Can a Clothing Allowance Be Gender Discrimination?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 15, 2018 4:17:00 PM

men's clothing store.jpgA group of female sales associates has filed a lawsuit against a New York-based men’s clothing company because of clothing allowances it gave only to its male store employees.[1] A federal court recently determined that the women can proceed with their lawsuit as a class action for discrimination and violations of the Equal Pay Act.

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Topics: Discrimination & Harassment

Go Ahead, Be a Good Samaritan!

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 9, 2018 12:25:00 PM

If you witness an auto accident or other emergency situation, do you worry you might get sued if you intervene? Although this is a commonly held belief, many states, including New Jersey and New York, have what’s called “Good Samaritan laws” to protect those who provide aid at injury occurrences from legal action.

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Topics: Personal Injury

One Bite Free? Myths & Facts About New Jersey Dog Bites

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 1, 2018 5:15:00 PM

Dog bites, even if small or accidental, can result in serious impairments and illness. More serious animal attacks can lead to significant disability and even death. Knowing the facts about how dog bites are treated by New Jersey law can help you protect your rights and recover what you deserve if you are injured.

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Topics: Personal Injury

What Behavior Constitutes Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jan 24, 2018 3:55:00 PM

With all the media attention on high profile cases of sexual harassment, some people are confused as to what behavior constitutes workplace sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is harassment based on gender or sexual preference, and it occurs when an employee is subjected to unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Employers and employees alike should understand what the legal standards are for defining sexual harassment.

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Topics: Discrimination & Harassment

Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Claim Without A Lawyer?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jan 18, 2018 4:43:00 PM

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip-and-fall, animal attack, or other incident, you may worry about collecting fair compensation for your injuries. If you’re hesitant about contacting a lawyer to help you with your claim, think about the ways an attorney can help you.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Is It Against the Law for an Employer to Ask Your Salary History?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jan 10, 2018 3:45:00 PM

If you’ve ever applied for a job or undergone a job interview, you’ve likely been asked questions about your previous employment and salary history. Recently, many cities and states have passed laws restricting or prohibiting prospective employers from questioning applicants about their salary history. New Jersey is considering a law addressing this issue, too. These laws could change the hiring process significantly for both candidates and hiring managers.

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Topics: Employment Law

Do I Get Paid Snow Days in New Jersey?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jan 3, 2018 4:46:00 PM

Winter weather in New Jersey can be unpredictable and frustrating. Not only can icy roads and heavy snow increase your risk of auto accidents and slip and fall occurrences, but extreme weather can also interfere with your ability to get to work. Occasionally, a storm is so severe that New Jersey declares a “state of emergency.” When conditions are this severe, are you entitled to take the day off work?

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Topics: Wage & Hour, Employment Law

Help! I Was Harassed at My Company Holiday Party.

Posted by Jamison Mark on Dec 28, 2017 4:45:00 PM

Holidays can bring out the best—and worst—in people. Company holiday parties can be a great time to mingle with coworkers and get to know each other better, but they can also provide an opportunity for illegal harassment. New Jersey employers have a responsibility to make efforts to prevent harassment and other misconduct at company-organized gatherings.

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Am I Entitled to Take Religious Holidays Off in New Jersey?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Dec 19, 2017 3:48:00 PM

With the holiday season close at hand, many workers hope to take some time off to spend with family and friends, rest and relax, or engage in religious celebrations. With the wide range of diversity in New Jersey, employees may celebrate many different holidays in many disparate ways. Do you know what your rights are in the workplace regarding time off for religious holiday celebrations?

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Topics: Employment Law, Discrimination & Harassment

Are Hosts in New Jersey Liable for Personal Injuries to Guests?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Dec 13, 2017 4:33:00 PM

If you’re having friends and family over to your home for the holidays, you may worry about your responsibilities and potential liabilities. Winter weather conditions can cause slip-and-fall injuries, auto collisions, and other injuries on your premises. Serving alcohol to guests opens up another area of potential liability. Protect yourself this season by knowing your responsibilities.

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