The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

Employees often feel that they are powerless against their employer, that is absolutely not true. An employment lawyer can provide you with legal guidance, advice, and representation to ensure that you are being treated fairly and that your rights are not being violated. Here are some important signs that it’s time to seek legal help, as well as information on what your rights are as an employee:

The first thing that you need to know is that there is a law called the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD that protects members of protected employment classes from being terminated based on that identification. The list of protected classes is extensive as you can see on the infographic below. If you have been fired and you suspect it has anything to do with your identification with any of the above, then it is strongly advised that you seek the help of an experienced employment attorney.


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