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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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Have you been misclassified as an independent contractor?

Misclassified Employees Have Protections Under the Law.

Many businesses misclassify employees as independent contractors as a way of depriving workers of employee benefits. Employers save a lot ...
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Pregnancy Accommodations

An Employer’s Refusal to Provide a Pregnancy Accommodation is Unlawful and Discriminatory.

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace is Unlawful It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a current or potential ...
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New Jersey Clerk Names Multiple County Employees in Discrimination Lawsuit

A senior probate clerk for the Cumberland County, New Jersey Surrogate’s Office has filed an explosive nine-count lawsuit alleging discrimination ...
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All New Jersey employers are required to provide their employees paid sick leave.

The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, requires that ALL NJ employers, ...
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Depending on your job, working from home may not qualify as a reasonable accommodation.

Credeur v. State of Louisiana, 2017 U.S. App LEXIS 11269 (5th Cir., Jun. 23, 2017) The U.S. Court of Appeals for ...
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Contact an attorney if your employer tells you it does not have to offer you light duty, chances are they are wrong.

This post comes from my very own filing cabinets and is a look at legal rights for pregnant employees, it ...
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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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