Employee Rights in NJ: Yes, You Have Them
Have you experienced wrongful termination, discrimination (i.e. the NJLAD statute), or another work-related issue relating to state labor laws?
You have employee rights in NJ. Thomas More Holland Law is here to help you protect those rights. We’d like to provide you with a bit of quick info to help you learn about the labor laws NJ pertaining to you:
Q: What is the NJLAD statute?
A: NJLAD stands for the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, color, familial and civil union status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, gender identity, and AIDS/HIV status, in sum. People are protected by these rights in a variety of sectors, including: housing, employment, places of public accommodation, credit and business contracts.
Q: What is EEOC NJ and what does it mean for me?
A: The EEOC, or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is the body that enforces Federal laws (such as the Americans with Disabilities Act) relating to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, origin, age, disability. Specifically, employers with 15 or more employees are subject to these laws and risk EEOC violation lawsuits if they do not comply properly while hiring, promoting, or firing employees. Given the complexities of cases that violate EEOC laws, you can talk to one of our lawyers at TMH law if you believe you have reason to communicate with the EEOC and we will help you to proceed.
If you believe you have experienced or are currently experiencing discrimination in the workplace in for any of these reasons, contact us. You have many employee rights in NJ; including the right not to be discriminated against after you have filed a complaint of discrimination. TMH Law can be contacted today at (215) 458-2084.
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