We are extremely pleased with the New Jersey Supreme Court’s 7-0 decision in Richter v. Oakland Board of Education. In this failure-to-accommodate employment action, the Court held that an adverse employment action is not a required element for a failure-to-accommodate claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”). Moreover, […]
Congratulations to Ben Folkman and Lauren Law! Ben has been selected as a Super Lawyer for General Litigation, while Lauren has been selected as a Super Lawyer – Rising Star for Employment & Labor.
Paid Sick & Family Leave due to COVID-19: The US Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which is effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. It applies to you if you: Are a public employee. Work for a private business that has fewer than 500 employees. Under […]
By Eve R. Keller, Esq. of Folkman Law Offices, P.C. The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision, ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. In a 6-3 ruling of a consolidated group of […]