NJ Employment Law – Retaliation Claims

By Thomas McKinney

NJ Retaliation Lawyer – Retaliation Lawyer in New Jersey

An employee in a retaliation lawsuit in NJ must show the following in order to win the case:

The employee (a) opposed or complained harassment, discrimination or any other act that is protected by NJ’s Law Against Discrimination; or (b) filed a complaint alleging a violation of NJ’s Law Against Discrimination; or (c) the assisted as a witness for someone else filing a complaint alleging a violation of NJ’s Law Against Discrimination.
The employee must demonstrate that he or she was retaliated against after complaining about the harassment or assisting with another employee’s complaint; and
The termination, suspension or other action taken against the employee was related to the complaining about the harassment or assistance with another employee’s complaint.

If you believe that you have been the victim of retaliation in New Jersey, please call us for a free consultation to discuss you potential case.

Dated: May 10, 2010 – Castronovo & McKinney

About the Author
Tom McKinney is an experienced NJ Employment Lawyer in all major areas of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, overtime violations, wage and hour claims, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, LAD, FLSA, and all other employment law claims. Tom is admitted to practice in the States of New Jersey and New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York, District of New Jersey, and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Prior to forming the firm, Tom practiced at Gibbons P.C. in Newark, NJ. If you have any questions regarding this article, contact Tom here today.