Discrimination

Plaintiff Awarded $1 Million by a New Jersey Jury in a National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) bars employers from discriminating against employees and job seekers based on several factors,...
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Examples of Microaggressions That Can Be Considered Discrimination

Microaggressions are statements, actions, or incidents that are often subtle or unintentional that negatively target a marginalized group or individual....
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Who is a “Similarly Situated Employee?”

Employment discrimination occurs when an employee or a job applicant is treated unequally or unfairly because of their protected characteristics....
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The Supreme Court of the United States Changes Standard for Religious Accommodation

It is against the law for employers to discriminate against employees and job applicants based on religion. Both federal and...
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Understanding Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace (Part 2)

If you are pregnant, have been pregnant, or may become pregnant, it is crucial for you to know that you...
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What Does New Jersey Law Say About Discrimination Against Unemployed Job Seekers?

A person may experience a gap in employment for various reasons. Unfortunately, according to research, the probability of finding a job...
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Some Important Information About the Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights

New Jersey is among the states that take protecting workers’ rights seriously. In New Jersey, workers are protected from, among...
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Can You Sue for Disability Discrimination if You Have Not Suffered an Adverse Employment Action?

Like other claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, disability discrimination claims, including claims that an employer failed to...
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How Do You Prove Racial Discrimination in the Workplace?

Racial discrimination in the workplace arises when an employer treats a worker or applicant unfavorably because of their race. Unfortunately,...
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What Qualifies as a Disability Under the ADA?

The Americans with Disabilities Act makes it illegal to discriminate against disabled people in all areas of life, including jobs....
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How to Prove Pregnancy Discrimination

Despite pregnancy discrimination being illegal in the United States of America, it happens in everyday life in many ways. However,...
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