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

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Understanding the Burden of Proof in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case

If you sustained injuries in New Jersey while on the job, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim and recover compensation from your employer’s insurance company. However, just as it is with any other legal matter, a burden of proof must be satisfied before you can recover workers’ compensation benefits. If you…
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Can I get unemployment if I quit my job due to domestic violence?

YES.  Employees who are terminated or quit their jobs due to being victims of domestic violence are entitled to unemployment benefits.  ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Understanding the Burden of Proof in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case

If you sustained injuries in New Jersey while on the job, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation ...
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Why Won’t a Lawyer Take My Case?

Reasons Why an Employment Lawyer Would Decline Your Discrimination Case Before hiring an employment lawyer to help with a discrimination ...
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How Can a Whistleblower Attorney Help You?

Whistle-blowing occurs when an employee reports illegal activity being carried out by their employer or co-workers. Whistleblowers are quite important. ...
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Can I Sue for Discrimination if I Was Passed Over for a Promotion?

Can I Sue for Discrimination if I Was Passed Over for a Promotion? Promotions are quite important. A promotion can ...
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Handling Employer Retaliation After a Workers’ Compensation Claim

In New Jersey, employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance. When an employee suffers a work-related injury, ...
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I Am Paid Less Than My Male Co-worker for the Same Work: Is This Legal?

Common sense dictates that men and women should receive equal pay for the same work. However, according to research, a ...
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