OP-ED: There is still a great deal of harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Statutes like S-121 will help peel away the wall of secrecy that companies and individuals love to hide behind. Despite what was written in a recent New Jersey Law Journal commentary (“Keeping Harassment Settlements Confidential After S121″), the statute recently signed into law by Governor Murphy is clear, unambiguous, and provides a real benefit to employees who for years have been kept in the dark regarding Read Article
NOTE ABOUT BULLYING
If you suspect that you or your child has been subjected to harassment, intimidation and/or bullying, you are not alone. There have been numerous cases in New Jersey and across the country, of students who are subject to humiliation, intimidation, bullying and/or harm, based on the unlawful conduct of others. This can happen in the workplace as well. In cases where someone is targeted because they fall within a protected class, including but not limited to, perceived or actual race, sexual orientation, disability, gender, religion, age, national origin, there are laws that may protect you. In New Jersey, the Law Against Discrimination requires that schools and workplaces provide protections and maintain policies against intimidation, discrimination, harassment and bullying. Employers and school officials must take prompt and effective measures to not only stop the harassment and bullying, but to prevent it from occurring in the workplace. If you believe that you or your child has been a victim of intimidation, bullying, discrimination, and/or bullying, please call our office for a free consultation. We know that every child and parent deserves to be free from such behavior. Call us today at 201-488-2600!
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