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  • New Jersey employee claims 10 years of racial discrimination

    September 12, 2012

    A New Jersey city worker has claimed he suffered employment discrimination based on his race at his workplace for the last decade. The worker, now age 67, worked in a city’s park department for the last 16 years. The worker is Chilean and has lived in the New Jersey area for the last 36 years. […]

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  • NJ police officer gets $110,000 after hostile work environment

    June 06, 2012

    A former New Jersey police officer filed a lawsuit against his employer for a hostile work environment, which was recently settled. A hostile work environment can be created when an employee is being harassed or discriminated against during the course of his or her employment. The former New Jersey police officer claimed he suffered from […]

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  • Administrative judge dismisses a tenured New Jersey teacher

    May 09, 2012

    Tenure is a delicate subject. It has a lofty goal: serving the best interests of students while offering teachers employment protection. In practice, however, tenure may become a point of contention between school administrators and teachers’ unions. Christopher Cerf, New Jersey’s education commissioner, has recently dismissed a tenured teacher. The dismissal arose from an incident […]

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  • Could New Jersey co-workers violate employee privacy?

    May 04, 2012

    Have you ever had an employer ask personal questions or request personal documents? Many employees have had these types of inquiries and requests made by their employer. This becomes a difficult and uncomfortable situation for the employee. These situations create an uncertain question of how much information can an employer legally request and the potential […]

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  • New Jersey city whistleblower claims employment retaliation

    April 20, 2012

    The term whistleblower is the term used to describe an employee who has reported unlawful actions committed by their employer. In an ideal situation, the employee who reported the unlawful action would receive accolades for their actions. Unfortunately, many times these employees are the victims of retaliation by the same employer who committed the unlawful […]

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  • Unemployment discrimination a growing problem, Part II

    March 29, 2012

    In our prior post we touched on the issue of employment discrimination and how some employers in the current economy are discriminating against the unemployed, especially those who have been out of work for a matter of months. “What they don’t consider is that these are not normal times,” said an applicant about employers who […]

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  • Unemployment discrimination a growing problem

    March 27, 2012

    When it comes to employment discrimination, there are some kinds of discrimination that are set in stone. That is that they are specifically protected against under either state or federal laws. Employees in New Jersey who suffer discrimination due to things such as religion, race or sex have recourse under the law. What about employment […]

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  • Sex discrimination claims against L&T upheld by New Jersey judge

    March 07, 2012

    In 2010, a New Jersey woman was excited to start her new job as an independent contractor with Larsen and Toubro, a company headquartered in her state. She worked hard and earned a promotion to full-time employee in January 2011. Her life only got better when she received the news that she was pregnant. It […]

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  • New Jersey woman suing for pregnancy discrimination

    February 23, 2012

    A New Jersey woman alleges that she was fired from her job as a chiropractor due to 11-days of missed work due to pregnancy complications. In return for her suing her employer for pregnancy and gender discrimination on the job, she is being sued for allegedly breaking her employment contract. One problem with enforcing pregnancy […]

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  • Disabled worker fired while working for health magazine

    February 09, 2012

    A director at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) which oversees a number of employment discrimination cases out of New Jersey commented on how employers continually make hiring and firing decisions based on discriminatory practices. This director was referring to a case where a distributor of a health magazine possibly terminated a worker due to […]

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