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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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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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Mental Health and the Workplace

Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: What are Your Legal Rights? According to the (NIMH), for every five Americans, one ...
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Microsoft to Review Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policies

On 13th January 2022, the Microsoft Board of Directors said that it would review the company's policies on sexual harassment ...
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Does Your Employer Unlawfully Garnish Wages?

Did Your Employer Deduct Your Pay Because of a Shortage in the Cash Register? Sometimes, mistakes happen at work, resulting ...
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What is a Whistleblower?

The Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) As a New Jersey employee, you have the right to be a whistleblower. That ...
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You Need to Report Workplace Harassment

Five Reasons Employees Do Not Report Workplace Harassment According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) website, more than ...
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Retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment.

Both state and federal laws make workplace sexual harassment unlawful. Further, an employer is prohibited from retaliating agaisnt you for ...
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What is Race Discrimination?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), race discrimination involves treating an employee or a job applicant unfavorably ...
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