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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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Hair Discrimination, Based upon Hair Style, is Illegal

Congress Passed a Bill to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair Hair discrimination is a huge problem in the United States of America. Policies that prohibit natural hairstyles such as Bantu knots, afros, and dreadlocks, have for a long time been used to justify the removal of Black children from school and Black adults from their…
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Religious discrimination

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 ...
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Pregnancy Accommodations

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Hair Discrimination, Based upon Hair Style, is Illegal

Congress Passed a Bill to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair Hair discrimination is a huge problem in the United States ...
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Did your Criminal History Prevent you from Getting a Job?

New Jersey Job Applicants are Protected Against Discrimination on the Basis of their Criminal History One of the hardest things ...
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Suffer a Workplace injury?

Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing With a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claim There are several ways an employee can suffer ...
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Disability and Pregnancy Accommodations

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation Law, and the Federal Americans With Disabilities ...
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Are you entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits.

Is it Possible to Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New Jersey if the Accident is Your Fault? In New Jersey, ...
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Marijuana and the Workplace

New Jersey’s Adult-Use Marijuana Law and Your Rights in the Workplace In February 2021, the Governor of New Jersey, Phil ...
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