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  • What are signs of sexual harassment in a New Jersey workplace?

    April 03, 2015

    You’d think it would be easy to spot, but sometimes it isn’t. Sexual harassment in Bergen County workplaces can be direct or indirect. You may be a witness to an atmosphere of misbehavior without being the target of it. Protections from sexual harassment in the workplace are outlined under Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

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  • What is the New Jersey ‘Whistleblower Act’?

    March 27, 2015

    A Bergen County employer may not punish a worker for blowing the whistle on company wrongdoing and rules or public policy violations. The New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act shields employees from retaliatory termination and other employer revenge for filing valid complaints. The Whistleblower Act safeguards workers who take a complaint to a supervisor or […]

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  • Added protection: The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

    March 20, 2015

    Many New Jersey workers are aware of at least some legal protections afforded them while on the job. Certainly, Bergen County employers know the rules they must follow concerning the treatment of job applicants and employees. But, there are numerous employment laws at the federal and state levels and even local laws in some jurisdictions, […]

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  • Employee discrimination based on age

    January 19, 2015

    As New Jersey residents may know, it is illegal in the United States to discriminate against an individual based on age. Although this law prevents discriminatory acts involving anyone age 40 or older, some states have enacted laws to prevent age discrimination for individuals younger than 40. Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, an […]

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  • Employment laws in New Jersey

    December 29, 2014

    All New Jersey workers are provided the many protections of state and federal laws that govern all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. Included among these protections is the right to be free from discrimination in hiring and promotions, freedom from retaliation for engaging in legally permitted employment actions, and entitlement to fair wages and humane […]

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  • What does at-will employment mean for employees?

    November 05, 2014

    New Jersey presumes that an employment relationship is “at-will,” as is the case in nearly every state. At-will employment allows an employer or an employee to terminate the employment relationship at any time. Additionally, at-will employment allows an employer to terminate the employment relationship for any reason so long as the reason is not illegal. […]

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  • What is considered religious discrimination?

    November 03, 2014

    New Jersey residents may wonder what constitutes religious discrimination and what requirements employers must follow to safeguard employees from discrimination in the workplace. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission states that an employer must accommodate the religious practices or beliefs of an employee in a reasonable manner as long as it doesn’t impact the business more […]

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  • Laws protecting workers from sexual harassment

    October 23, 2014

    Unwanted sexual conduct in the workplace can create an intolerable working environment. There are several actions that may amount to sexual harassment, including but not limited to any form of unsolicited sexual advance, suggestive comments, sexually suggestive leering and sexually offensive gestures. In New Jersey, workers may invoke both state and federal laws when protecting […]

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  • Disability discrimination

    July 31, 2014

    Many New Jersey readers may either suffer from a disability or know someone who does. Individuals who suffer from disabilities may experience various forms of discrimination in the workplace, including harassment, failure to make reasonable accommodations or wrongful termination. It might be difficult to determine what constitutes actual disability discrimination. According to the U.S. Equal […]

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  • Former executive files lawsuit over wrongful termination

    July 11, 2014

    A former executive of New Jersey’s Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. filed a lawsuit against the company after being terminated from her position. She believes the termination was because she blamed the company for disguising kickbacks as research. While the company denies the allegations, it is not the first time that it has been under investigation or […]

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