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Keep up to date on NJ Employment & Family Law with Arykah Trabosh's legal blog. Topics include contracts, discrimination, leave of absence, retaliation, unemployment, divorce, and custody.

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The New Jersey Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Domestic workers play a crucial role in society. These workers support communities and households by providing a range of essential services. Domestic workers include, among many others, caregivers, housekeepers, gardeners, and drivers. Unfortunately, domestic work is one of the most vulnerable and unprotected types of work. Many domestic workers are excluded from basic labor rights…
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Employment Cases and Punitive Damages

Can You Get an Award of Punitive Damages in a New Jersey Employment Case? If you file an employment lawsuit in New Jersey and win,...
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Protections Broadened for Older Employees

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Broadened to Include Older Employees In early October 2021, the governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, signed into law A681,...
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Four Mistakes Victims of Sexual Harassment Make

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment at your workplace, you should know that there are legal options for you to pursue to...
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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Sadly, gender-based discrimination happens quite often in the state of New Jersey. If you believe you were a victim of gender-based discrimination in your workplace,...
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Are you Experiencing Sexual Harassment at Work?

Sexual harassment in the workplace occurs in various ways. In New Jersey, sexual harassment includes unwelcome requests for sexual relations, sexual advances, or other physical...
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When Should You Contact an Employment Attorney

Employees: When to Hire an Employment Attorney Because of the complexity of labor laws, the average person may have difficulty understanding legal information applicable to...
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace is Illegal

As an employee in New Jersey, there are several crucial things you need to know about sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual Harassment is Against...
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Health workers can say goodbye to a religious exemption from the flu vaccine.

New Jersey has recently passed flu vaccine legislation that does not permit healthcare workers to opt out of an employer’s mandated flu vaccine policy based...
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Were You fired for Taking a Protected Leave of Absence?

In New Jersey, employees have the legal right to take time off of work for certain reasons protected under state and federal law. An employer...
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New Jersey Wage and Hour Violations

If your employer has withheld your wages or owes you for overtime work, do you know what your options are to get the money you...
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New Jersey Offers its Employees Commuter Benefits

Effective March 1, 2020, employers in New Jersey will be required to offer employees commuter benefits, becoming the first state to mandate this benefit for...
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Equal Pay for Equal Work.

In 2018, New Jersey adopted one of the most far reaching equal pay acts in the United States. As an employee, an employer is not...
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The New Jersey Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Domestic workers play a crucial role in society. These workers support communities and households by providing a range of essential ...
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How Long Does a New Jersey Divorce Take?

One of the common questions we get as family law attorneys from divorcing couples is how long it takes to ...
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Requesting Reasonable Accommodation in New Jersey

Many people suffer from disabilities that make it challenging for them to go about their daily activities. Fortunately, in New ...
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New Jersey Child Custody Laws (Part 2)

In the first installment of our two-part series on New Jersey Child Custody Laws, we discussed the different types of ...
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Best Practices for Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers play a crucial role in promoting transparency, accountability, and ethical behavior in institutions and organizations. Whistleblowers report employers who ...
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New Jersey Child Custody Laws (Part 1)

One of the issues that must be addressed in a New Jersey divorce involving minors is child custody. Dealing with ...
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