The minimum wage in New Jersey is $8.85. The labor laws require that employers pay overtime if their employees work extra hours. The required rate is 1½ times the regular pay rate.
Employees below the age of 18 must be given a 30-minute break after every five consecutive working hours. However, the law doesn’t require employees who are older than 18 to get breaks. If an employer offers breaks of more than 20 minutes. They don’t need to pay wages for the breaks.
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Common Types of Employment Discrimination in Clifton
In New Jersey, employment discrimination is defined as any unfair treatment of a job applicant, apprentice, or employee because of their personal characteristics. Employment discrimination is a violation of both state and federal laws. Some of the most common types of employment discrimination include;
- Discrimination based on age
- Discrimination based on disability
- Racial discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Genetic discrimination
- Discrimination based on sex
- Military service discrimination
- Civil union or marriage discrimination
No one should ever be victimized because of their personal qualities. If you or your loved one has been turned down, fired, demoted, bullied, or harassed due to protected characteristics, you need a Clifton employment law lawyer. We will give you the legal guidance and representation that you deserve. Contact The Law Offices of Usmaan Sleemi today and get a free consultation.