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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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Severe Misconduct Disqualification Eliminated from NJ Unemployment

Severe Misconduct Disqualification Eliminated from NJ Unemployment I am pleased to report that the New Jersey legislature has finally repealed the extraordinarily unfair and misapplied severe misconduct disqualification standard in the State’s unemployment statute. Governor Christie and his lieutenants had concocted, in 2008, this additional mode of disqualifying applicants as a revenue raising, budget balancing tactic. Governor Murphy signed this bill on August 24, 2018 and it takes effect immediately.  The new law corrects many unworkable and unfair provisions of the unemployment statute, such as: There are no longer three tiers of misconduct disqualification (“simple”, “severe” and “gross”); There will … Continue reading Severe Misconduct Disqualification Eliminated from NJ Unemployment

NJ Bill Prohibits Restraints on Litigating Discrimination Claims

NJ Bill Prohibits Restraints on Litigating Discrimination Claims The NJ Senate recently introduced legislation, no doubt intending to improve the rights of employees who have discrimination claims, by requiring more transparency in litigating these claims. This bill, S3581, provides that provisions in an employment contract that waive “any substantive or procedural right or remedy relating to a claim of discrimination, retaliation, or harassment” are contrary to public policy and would be unenforceable. Furthermore, this bill would prohibit any “prospective waiver of rights or remedies” such as a jury trial or mandatory arbitration of discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law … Continue reading NJ Bill Prohibits Restraints on Litigating Discrimination Claims

Executive Pension Plans: Bargaining Power Not Top Hat Plan Element

Executive Pension Plans: Bargaining Power Not Top Hat Plan Element December 2017 The 3rd Circuit in Skiora v. UPMC et al, revisited the substantive requirements of a “top hat” plan in deciding whether Plaintiff, Paul Skiora, was entitled to recover pension benefits from his former employer’s supplemental benefit plan. Skiora, was a Vice President of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (“UPMC”) from 2005-2011.  Upon his voluntary termination of employment, Skiora applied for benefits under UPMC’s Non-Qualified Supplemental Benefit Plan (the “Plan”).  UPMC argued that the Plan was a “top-hat” plan exempt from many of the substantive provisions of the … Continue reading Executive Pension Plans: Bargaining Power Not Top Hat Plan Element