In the employment context, it is unlawful to discriminate against an employee based on “race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, sex, gender identity or expression, disability or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of any individual, or because of the liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or the nationality of any individual, or because of the refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test to an employer”. New Jersey Statute Annotated § 10:5-12.
Elkind and DiMento, P.A. will evaluate cases on behalf of an employee who has a claim of employment discrimination or an employer against whom a claim is brought. We will fully explain your options to you and the legal implications of the current case law. We will also aggressively litigate a claim of employment discrimination on behalf of our employee clients and will aggressively defend our employer clients against whom a claim is made under this Act.