Category: Employment Discrimination

“Crown Act” Signed into Law Banning Discrimination Based on Hairstyle or Texture

Posted on December 27, 2019 in Civil Rights by

On December 19, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill entitled the “Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act” or “CROWN Act”, which amends the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) and prohibits discrimination in the workplace and schools based on hairstyle or texture that is attributed […]

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New Jersey Appeals Court Tosses Arbitration Agreement that Failed to Designate Forum

Posted on October 22, 2018 in Employment Discrimination by

In a precedential opinion, the New Jersey Appellate Division found that an arbitration agreement was invalid where it failed to designate an arbitration forum and process for conducting the arbitration. In Flanzman v. Jenny Craig, et al., Docket No. A-2580-17T1, the plaintiff filed a lawsuit alleging age discrimination and retaliatory […]

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