Category Archives: Case of the Week

Learn about Schorr & Associates’ Case of the Week below:

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Extends to Hair-Based Discrimination

The state of New Jersey has a well-deserved reputation for proactively protecting its citizens from discrimination and unfair treatment based on their membership in a protected class. The law was first passed in 1945, and since that time it has proven to be highly dynamic and open to evolution in the interests of preventing and…
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Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review

Alan Schorr’s Case of The Week ending September 1, 2017 McClain v. Board of Review, 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS (App. Div. August 29, 2017) (unpublished) The unemployment “black hole” just closed a little more, thanks to an important published decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division this week. The decision means that workers who quit…
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Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’s

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 18, 2017 EEOC v. Macy's, Dkt. 17-cv-5959, filed August 16, 2017, Northern District of Illinois. This week, the EEOC had a flurry of activity including a $10.25 million settlement of a harassment suit against Ford and several lawsuits alleging various race, national origin and disability…
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Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 11, 2017 Dugan v. Best Buy, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2053 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 11, 2017) The Appellate Division continued a line of New Jersey cases refusing to enforce arbitration agreements that do not clearly and unambiguously evidence the employee's assent to…
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Week Ending 8/4/17: Roopchand v. Complete Care

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 4, 2017 Roopchand v. Complete Care, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1974 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 3, 2017) The Appellate Division reversed an indefensible grant of summary judgment against a pregnant medical technician with a high-risk pregnancy who was fired by a medical practice…
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