Category Archives: Current Events

New Jersey Clerk Names Multiple County Employees in Discrimination Lawsuit

A senior probate clerk for the Cumberland County, New Jersey Surrogate’s Office has filed an explosive nine-count lawsuit alleging discrimination based upon disability in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, as well as other charges. Constance M. Stiles’ lawsuit details numerous indignities and humiliations to which she was subjected, and she is seeking…
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New Jersey Poised to Pass Progressive New Law Preventing Victim Silencing

New Jersey has long been known for its progressive stance against discrimination of all kinds. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) has set an example for the nation in providing protections for victims of harassment and discrimination in all phases of life. Now the state is poised to adopt another groundbreaking law: NJ S121…
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New Jersey’s Proposed Non-Compete Laws Favor Employees

Non-compete contracts have become an increasingly concerning problem across the United States. Though traditionally viewed as unenforceable, overly rigorous language introduced in recent years has changed that perspective, attracting the attention of legislators who see the restrictions as punitive and who worry that they have the potential of blocking employees from seeking advancement within their…
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Gender Pay Equity in New Jersey

Across the United States, women have historically been paid less than their male counterparts for performing the same exact work. By all estimates, that disparity has amounted to a roughly 80 percent shortfall for women, and that shortfall follows them throughout their careers: even as a woman advances, in each job interview where men and…
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Alan H. Schorr Scores Another Big Victory Against Mandatory Arbitration

On January 16, 2019, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a published decision reversing a trial court order which had compelled a plaintiff to submit her case to binding arbitration. This was another big victory by Alan H. Schorr of Schorr & Associates, P.C. in his continuing fight to protect New Jersey employees from employers…
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