New Jersey Employment Laws
New Jersey has one of the strongest legal protections for workers in the country. It recognizes the impact and extent of workplace discrimination. When employers fail to observe the law, they can be held responsible.
All claims for employment violations in New Jersey are filed with the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. You may file federal employment law claims with the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Federal laws protect workers in all parts of the country. Some federal laws that govern employment issues include;
- Equal Pay Act of 1963
- Age Discrimination Act (ADEA)
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
State laws include;
- New Jersey Equal Pay Act (NJEPA)
- New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD)
Contact An Experienced Wallington Employment Lawyer Today
Even if you know your rights and responsibilities, it may be difficult to navigate employment law. Working with a good Wallington employment law attorney may help make the process easier. If you are an employer, they will help you understand your responsibilities. If you have been sued for employee discrimination, they will represent you. If you are an employee being discriminated at work, a good lawyer will help you seek the compensation you deserve.
At the Law Offices of Usmaan Sleemi, we are happy to offer you employment law services when you need them. Contact us today and get a free consultation.