The State of New Jersey has one of the most robust anti-discrimination laws in the entire country. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) offers protection against termination, harassment, and unfair hiring or employment practices to individuals in many diverse classifications, including but not limited to race, age, gender, disability, national origin, and sexual orientation.…Read more
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Federal law prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, and more. But the laws go beyond simply saying that this type of discrimination can’t take place: it also creates a remedy for those who complain about discrimination and are then punished for doing so. This is exactly what happened…Read more
A female police officer who was terminated in April of 2014 has accepted a $1.2 million settlement offer by the City of Passaic, New Jersey. The offer came during the third week of Odalys Rastatter’s civil trial in Superior Court in Paterson in which she charged sexual discrimination and retaliatory behavior lawsuit by the acting…Read more
This past weekend, associate attorney, Matthew Schorr, hosted the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition for law students at Rutgers School of Law. This competition is run by the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and it is a nationwide competition. Matthew, in addition to hosting the competition, was the coach…Read more
The Attorney General for the state of New Jersey has filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against Hilton Hotels after learning that one of the chain’s budget hotels, Homewood Suites, had been paying a female employee less than they paid male employees for the exact same job. One of the males who was making more was…Read more
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