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Employment Discrimination

Employment Discrimination

Even in today’s age of relative enlightenment, employment discrimination is real and should never be dismissed or ignored. If you are an employer, you should be conscious of and committed to treating your employees and prospective employees fairly and equitably. As an employee, you need to know that you have the right to be treated … Continue reading Employment Discrimination

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Do I Have a Discrimination Case?

Do I Have a Discrimination Case?

Discrimination in the workplace is regretfully common in the United States. In fact, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were nearly 90,000 charges of employment discrimination filed in 2015. Fortunately for workers, federal and state law prohibit employment discrimination and confer significant legal rights to employees who have been the victims of … Continue reading Do I Have a Discrimination Case?

Groundbreaking Verdict in School Board Case

Groundbreaking Verdict in School Board Case

With several years of litigation experience and expertise in discrimination, retaliation, and civil rights violations, I was able to successfully win a groundbreaking jury verdict for my client, that will send a message to public agencies and servants that political corruption and discrimination will not be tolerated. My client, a former custodian for the Elizabeth … Continue reading Groundbreaking Verdict in School Board Case

$80K Reward in Retaliation Case

$80K Reward in Retaliation Case

The Case In a recent retaliation case, I represented a client who had received unfair treatment after reporting a superior. My client, a sergeant for the Plainfield Police Department, was demoted in 2010, a year after reporting what he believed was an attempt by public safety director, to meet with a prostitute. The sergeant found … Continue reading $80K Reward in Retaliation Case

The “Rule of Three” in NJ Public Employment

The “Rule of Three” in NJ Public Employment

Employment discrimination can occur just as easily in the public sector as it can at private companies. Though discrimination can take place at any time, it often occurs during the hiring or promotion process. Less qualified applicants may be hired or promoted due to bias in the department. Such discrimination is unlawful in New Jersey … Continue reading The “Rule of Three” in NJ Public Employment

A Legal Overview of Gender Identity in the Workplace

A Legal Overview of Gender Identity in the Workplace

We are living in a world few could have imagined 50 years ago. Picture a scene from Mad Men: A busy Manhattan office flowing with white males. They all dressed the same, grew up the same way, and saw the world more or less alike. In this twenty-first century, that is no longer the case. … Continue reading A Legal Overview of Gender Identity in the Workplace