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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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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 or pregnancy In New Jersey, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), one of the broadest discrimination laws in America, strongly prohibits discrimination against pregnant women. As a New Jersey employee, you have the right…
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Arbitration agreement

Do I have to sign an arbitration agreement?

No, your employer cannot force you to sign an employee arbitration agreement. An arbitration agreement is a contract and will ...
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domestic violence unemployment

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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New jersey whistleblower protection

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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family medical leave of absence

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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new jersey pregnancy discrimination attorney

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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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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Protections Broadened for Older Employees

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Broadened to Include Older Employees In early October 2021, the governor of New Jersey, Phil ...
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Four Mistakes Victims of Sexual Harassment Make

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment at your workplace, you should know that there are legal options ...
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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Sadly, gender-based discrimination happens quite often in the state of New Jersey. If you believe you were a victim of ...
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