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Employers Need to Consider NJ Pay Equity Law When Evaluating Employee Pay Practices

By on July 13, 2018 in Legislation with 0 Comments

By: William R. Burns, Esq. Co-Written By: Primitivo J. Cruz, Esq. Background The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, one of the most pro-employee equal pay laws in in the nation, took effect on July 1, 2018. The law expands the already broad and expansive New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”) by strengthening protections against […]

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Divorcing Employees Deemed Member of Protected Class under the NJLAD

One aspect of the broad anti-discrimination protections afforded to employees under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”) that is often overlooked involves the law’s prohibition on any type of workplace discrimination based upon an employee’s “marital status”.  The NJLAD does not define specifically what “marital status” actually means, but it has generally been understood […]

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