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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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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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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