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COVID-19 Reshapes Employment Laws

During these times of uncertainty in our country, many laws are changing and daily life that we once knew is currently on hold. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has required many employers to either close their offices or implement new rules during the work day to protect the health and safety of their staff. Although many workers […]

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What Should Employees Know About the COVID-19 Paid Leave Act?

During this time of uncertainty among employees, it is important to stay updated on the status of the new paid leave legislation. United States employees are struggling during this difficult time and are relying on their employers and the government to provide adequate financial support. Employees should stay informed on the new employment laws and […]

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Database Reveals Lack of Sexual Harassment Policies in the Workplace

For decades, sexual harassment cases have been common in the workplace; there is a massive disconnect between men and women and their roles. The inequality between genders has grown even larger with a company’s use of non-disclosure agreements, arbitration policies, and other confidential contracts that prevent a victim of sexual harassment to speak up. With […]

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Emergency COVID-19 Sick Leave Bill Signed into Congress

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law by the President of the United States on March 18, 2020. The act will become official on April 2, 2020 and will apply to government workers and private sector employers with less than 500 employees. Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the President and […]

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What Employees Need to Know Amid the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

Nationwide, the coronavirus COVID-19 is reaching epic proportions with far-reaching consquences for many. “Social distancing” are quickly becoming the new buzzwords. How does this affect businesses and their workers? Employees may have many questions regarding their rights in the workplace – including time off and wages – amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Our legal team is […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Proposal of Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill

New legislation was introduced on March 5 and March 9 by Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Rosa DeLauro. The proposed bills would allow workers to accumulate up to 56 hours of paid sick leave and require employers to provide 112 additional hours during public health emergencies. This legislation comes from the recent COVID-19 pandemic that […]

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How Should I Handle Workplace Discrimination?

Women have been a force in the business world for close to 50 years, but workplace discrimination is still happening, despite crusades like the Women’s Rights Movement and the #MeToo Movement. In a recent poll of 5,000 readers, Good Housekeeping magazine reported that 48 percent of women surveyed had experienced gender discrimination at work. Another […]

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Employee Handbooks Can Be a Company’s Best Defense

Your company’s employee handbook contains more than its mission statement, values, and general rules. It also contains information regarding specific policies and conduct that may prove your company’s best defense when faced with a lawsuit or other claim from an employee. These days, it is especially useful when an employee makes a claim of sexual […]

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Fixing the Corporate Approach to Addressing Sexual Harassment

When the #MeToo movement first took hold, it exposed sexual harassment in the entertainment world. Since then, it has expanded to other industries, such as media and politics, and there is still plenty of work to be done. Like most problems, solving this is a matter of going to the source, as well as addressing […]

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What is the Best Way to File a Complaint with HR?

When there is an issue at work, it can force the affected individual to feel uncomfortable or have low morale. This can ultimately affect the individual’s productivity, their comfortability, and their overall satisfaction at the organization. Some may wonder whether their issue is worth filing a complaint to Human Resources (HR), while others may be […]

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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

At Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.

Currently, our business will remain open to serve your needs.

We are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations should you have any concerns about keeping your scheduled appointments with us. We are also able to exchange documents via secure drives or email.

Should you have any concerns regarding an upcoming meeting with us, please contact us online or call 215-569-1999

We are continuing to fight on behalf of our clients and that we are all able to handle things even if mandated by the government that we work remotely.

Thank you and take care.