New Jersey Employment Retaliation Lawyer Retaliation in the Workplace is Unlawful
Retaliation in the workplace is unlawful. Contact an employment retaliation lawyer if you have been the victim of reprisal. Employers often exact retribution against employees who complain about discrimination, are whistleblowers, or have been injured on the job. Unlawful retaliation is an adverse employment action that harms the employee. Adverse employment actions include, but are not limited to:
- Reduction in pay or benefits;
- Denial of a leave of absence;
- Unwarranted discipline;
- Transfer to another location;
- Transfer to another job title;
- Harassment; and
- Change in job duties.
New Jersey law provides relief when an employer retaliates against an employee. These laws include the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and the Workers’ Compensation Act. Click on the below boxes for more information on your rights under these laws.
WORKERS COMP RETALIATION
It is unlawful for an employer to retaliate against an employee who gets injured on the job.
CEPA protects a whistleblowing employee from retaliation by their employer. Employers are forbidden to retaliate against an employee when the employee engages in protected activity.