NJ Employment Law Blog

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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Remedies for Wrongful Termination

Most employees in the United States are “at will” employees. However, there are laws in place that protect workers against wrongful termination. Wrongful termination arises when an employer fires a worker in violation of the worker’s contractual or statutory rights. For “at will” employees, wrongful termination generally arises when an employer fires a worker in…
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Is My Employer Liable if a Client/Customer is Harassing Me?

Employees not only have to deal with co-workers, but they also have to deal with clients or customers. Clients and ...
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Can Verbal Conduct Create a Hostile Work Environment?

Hostile work environments and harassment are quite prevalent these days. A hostile work environment is one where a worker feels ...
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Workplace Sexual Harassment: FAQs

As employment lawyers, we get a lot of questions about workplace sexual harassment from clients and potential clients. Below, The ...
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Forms of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

Although all employers should foster tolerance of different religions in the workplace, the unfortunate reality is that some people still ...
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Things You Need to Know About Wrongful Termination

It is estimated that tens of thousands of employees are being hired or fired every day across the United States ...
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Wage and Hour Compliance: Some Important Information for Workers

In every state in the United States of America, there is what is known as a minimum wage. And usually, ...
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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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