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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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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

Differences Between Unfair Treatment and Unlawful Conduct in the Workplace

Most, if not all, employees experience unfair treatment at work at some time or another. Unfair treatment can include being passed over for a promotion or better opportunity because of nepotism, favoritism, or office politics. It can include a boss who is a bully and yells and screams at you for no reason. It can include being falsely accused of breaking office policy or work rules, or even committing a crime! By this point in my career, I’ve pretty much heard it all. Nothing surprises me when it comes to what goes on in New Jersey workplaces. Unfortunately, as I … Continue reading Differences Between Unfair Treatment and Unlawful Conduct in the Workplace

New Jersey Considering $15.00 Minimum Wage

New Jersey Considering $15.00 Minimum Wage The minimum wage that employers may pay employees varies significantly from state to state. Some states still follow the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, while states like Washington require a higher minimum wage of $12.00 per hour as of 2019. Several states have implemented legislation that gradually increases the minimum wage over several years, and New Jersey legislators are considering a proposed bill that would do the same. NJ A15 was introduced in December 2018 and aims to raise the state minimum wage of $8.85 per hour incrementally until it eventually reaches … Continue reading New Jersey Considering $15.00 Minimum Wage