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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, including race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, and age. The NJLAD prohibits discrimination in every aspect of employment, including hiring, terminations, promotions, compensation, and job duties. Employers in New Jersey are also…
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Does New Jersey Have Whistleblower Protection Laws?

You have the right to complain about your employer’s or a co-worker’s unlawful conduct. When an employee makes such a complaint they are regarded as a...
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How do I request a medical leave of absence under the FMLA?

GENERALLY Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligible employees are entitled to a 12-week, job protected medical leave. In order to qualify for FMLA...
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Do I Have a Case For a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer?

There are several protections afforded pregnant employees in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against...
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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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What Impact Does Domestic Violence Have on Divorce Proceedings in New Jersey?

Domestic violence remains a significant issue in the United States, New Jersey not being an exception. The situation is quite ...
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FTC Issues Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements in New Jersey and Nationwide

Non-compete agreements (NCAs) have long been a tool for safeguarding employers’ interests. However, non-compete agreements also stand as a potential ...
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Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Domestic violence is a pervasive issue in the United States of America, the state of New Jersey not being an ...
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How Cohabitation Affects Alimony in New Jersey

Alimony is a critical part of divorce proceedings. Alimony helps bridge the financial gap between ex-spouses. It is designed to ...
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New DOL Guidance on Worker Classification

In New Jersey, workers are categorized as employees or independent contractors. Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor (IC) deprives ...
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