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Documenting Workplace Retaliation

Workplace retaliation can be a distressing experience. Unfortunately, workplace retaliation is quite common in the United States of America, and the state of New Jersey is no exception. Workplace retaliation can hurt your career, well-being, and overall livelihood. Fortunately, employees who suffer workplace retaliation have legal options. Workplace retaliation is illegal, and employees who suffer…
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What is Race Discrimination?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), race discrimination involves treating an employee or a job applicant unfavorably because they are of a...
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Tips for Hiring an Experienced Employment Lawyer

If you are facing an employment-related legal problem, it is advisable that you hire an experienced employment lawyer. For example, if your employer has retaliated...
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What is an Adverse Employment Action?

As an employee, you have probably heard of the term “adverse employment action,” but chances are, you do not quite understand what it means. When...
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Retaliation for Getting Injured on the Job

Can an Employer Fire You for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim? In New Jersey, if an employee gets injured on the job, they can file...
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Religious Discrimination on the Job

What is Religious Discrimination? If you are being treated differently or hostilely at your workplace because of your religion, you may have the right to...
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What is Pregnancy Discrimination?

Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an employee or applicant) unfavorably because of; Pregnancy;Childbirth; orA medical issue related to childbirth or pregnancy In New Jersey,...
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Consultation With an Employment Attorney

You should consult with an employment attorney if you have been a victim of workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, or any other employment-related wrongful act,...
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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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Documenting Workplace Retaliation

Workplace retaliation can be a distressing experience. Unfortunately, workplace retaliation is quite common in the United States of America, and ...
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Reasons a Parent May Lose Child Custody in New Jersey

After a court establishes a child custody order, it is generally expected that the arrangement will provide a certain level ...
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Ways Misclassification Can Hurt Workers

In New Jersey, workers are classified as either employees or independent contractors. All employers in New Jersey are required to ...
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How Social Media Can Impact Family Law Cases

In the digital age, social media has become an integral part of our lives. Research suggests that seven in ten ...
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New Jersey Supreme Court Rules That Non-Disparagement Clauses in Discrimination Settlements are Against the Law

For purposes of this article, the plaintiff in the case will be referred to as C.S. Employers often have contractual ...
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New Jersey Child Custody and Relocation Laws

After parents get a divorce, the custodial parent might want to move with their child for several reasons. For example, ...
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