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Discrimination Against the Unemployed Now Banned in New Jersey: Are More-Expansive Federal Protections Far Behind?

With unemployment continuing to skyrocket, the competition for jobs is stiff. There is an old adage that "you need a job to find another job." To the extent this adage is given credence by those making hiring decisions, it appears to reflect what may be viewed as a discriminatory animus...

Appellate Division Holds That The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Prohibits Workplace Harassment Based On Perceived Membership In A Protected Group

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. §§ 10:5-1 - 10:5-30 (the "NJLAD"), prohibits employers, because of the race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, genetic information,...