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What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?

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Although the State of New Jersey allows employers to fire employees without advanced notice or cause, an employee can have cause to take legal action against their employer, whether an individual or a company.

If you suspect that you have been wrongfully dismissed from your place of work in New Jersey, you can contact the Law Offices of Usmaan Sleemi, the best employment attorney in Newark NJ.

He may help you get your job back, and if that is not an option, he will help you receive financial compensation for your unlawful termination. Sleemi law office assertively pursues your employer and ensures that they are held accountable for their actions.

Who is Usmaan Sleemi?

What Can You Do About COVID-19 and Unsafe Working Conditions in New Jersey?Usmaan Sleemi is a New Jersey employment lawyer who has dedicated his life to ensuring employee rights are upheld and that employees receive fair compensation when aggrieved. He is an alumnus of Emory University School of Law, and Lehigh University. Usmaan is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Usmaan Sleemi is one of the best employment attorneys in Newark, New Jersey.

He also studied under the General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Ronald Reagan. He has focused on employment law since the day he graduated from law school and has represented individuals, small and mid-sized businesses with employment matters.

Usmaan has a wealth of experience representing people in employment discrimination cases, drafting and reviewing business contracts, and freeing the victims of whistleblower retaliation. He is not only meticulous in his work but he is always results-oriented.

Do You Have a Case?

New Law Prohibits Adverse Employment Action for Covid-19 Related LeavesAs long as you are 40 years or older according to The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, if you are wrongfully terminated due to your membership in a protected class or because you engaged in protected conduct, you could have a case against your employer.

Protected classes have to do with employees’ attributes whereas protected conduct has to do with employee’s actions. Protected classes are categorized by:

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Disability
  • National origin
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexual orientation

If you were fired as a result of whistleblowing, you may also have a case.

Areas of Practice

Usmaan Sleemi provides representation in case of sexual harassment, retaliation, family & medical leave violation, and hostile work environment.

Areas that Usmaan practices include cases of contract negotiation, equal pay, employment discrimination, family leave violation, hostile work environment, retaliation, severance review, wage and hour disputes, sexual harassment, and whistleblower cases.


Usmaan Sleemi results speak for themselves and include several hundred thousand settlements for one or several employees. He has handled and won cases for employees in all kinds of industries including medicine, auto industry, and telecommunications. Not only has he gained massive settlements for clients, but he has also helped others get back their jobs. 

Therefore, if you think that you were wrongfully expunged from your job, you should contact Usmaan Sleemi for a free consultation. You can either call him or go visit his offices in person for the consultation.

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