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New Jersey Employment Lawyers

At Traub Law, we understand how important it is to have a pleasant work environment since so much of our day is spent at work. When a legal issue arises, we can help you navigate the complexities of New Jersey employment law to understand your rights and determine the best course of action.

We have more than 25 years’ experience representing employees, including senior level executives, and small to mid-size businesses in all employment law matters, including discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, family and medical leave, employment contract and restrictive covenant cases through informal negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and litigation.  We have also effectively guided countless clients through difficult work situations such as performance improvement plans and internal investigations by providing practical employment law advice behind the scenes. We give each matter our personal attention and vigorously advocate for our clients.

We also conduct neutral workplace investigations, which permit an employer faced with a discrimination claim to make an informed decision, limit liability and reduce the likelihood of litigation.

From our offices in Princeton and East Brunswick, Traub Law passionately represents parties throughout New Jersey who need an experienced employment attorney, including Mercer, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties.

Experienced New Jersey Employment Attorneys

Representing the Employee

Traub Law passionately represents employees in all matters involving employment law including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, severance, executive compensation, non-compete and employment agreements, unemployment insurance appeals, medical leaves and wage & hour.

Representing the Employer

Traub Law represents employers in all aspects of employment law including compliance, employee discipline and termination, wage & hour, executive contracts and severance agreements.  Additionally, we conduct employee trainings as well as represent employers in agency investigations and hearings.

Neutral Workplace Investigator

Traub Law conducts neutral workplace investigations on behalf of employers faced with a workplace complaint. A prompt and thorough independent investigation allows an employer to make informed decisions that should reduce the likelihood of litigation and significantly limit liability.

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New Jersey Law Strengthens Protections for Employees

On March 18, 2019, Governor Murphy signed Bill S121into law, immediately strengthening protections for New Jersey employees with regard to workplace harassment, discrimination, or retaliation. The material below provides an overview of the two ways in which the new law amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD).  Employers are Prohibited from Requesting that Employees Waive their Rights under the NJLAD Many employers request that employees sign arbitration agreements and other contracts that limit their rights in some manner. Bill S121 invalidates provisions in employment contracts that waive employee rights related to harassment, discrimination, or retaliation claims. Examples of the kinds … Continue reading New Jersey Law Strengthens Protections for Employees

NYC Outlaws “Hair Discrimination”

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) issued new guidance that aims to further curb race discrimination in the NYC workplaces. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York Human Rights Law both strictly prohibit NY employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of race. However, many people still experience such discrimination through seemingly neutral and innocuous employment policies that apply differently to people of different races. The NYCCHR stated that discrimination against Black individuals continues to occur in many ways, including employers enforcing policies that discriminate against common cultural practices or characteristics of … Continue reading NYC Outlaws “Hair Discrimination”

NJ Appellate Court Rules against Emailed Employee Arbitration Agreement

NJ Appellate Court Rules against Emailed Employee Arbitration Agreement The New Jersey Appellate Division recently upheld limits on an employer’s ability to force employees into arbitration when employees have not expressly agreed to the arbitration process. Recently published in January 2019, the ruling in Skuse v. Pfizer, Inc. addressed the sufficiency of email and online training modules to seek an employee’s agreement to arbitration and waiver of litigation rights. The Court relied on long-standing precedent regarding the valid and enforceable arbitration agreements to find in favor of the employee in this matter. The ruling specifically noted this case “exemplifies an inadequate … Continue reading NJ Appellate Court Rules against Emailed Employee Arbitration Agreement