Get Answers From Our NJ Religion Discrimination Attorneys To Protect Your Rights
We represent individuals who have been discriminated against due to their religion and religious beliefs. It is illegal for your employer to terminate, demote, suspend, or take any other employment action against you as a result of your religion or religious beliefs.
New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination prohibits employers from discrimination based on a person religious beliefs or affiliation. Religious discrimination can often times be difficult to prove without direct evidence in the form of some comment, email, writing or other statement demonstrating the employer’s bias. However, we may be able to demonstrate religious discrimination based on how members of other religions received preferential treatment over you. Your employer cannot take any adverse employment action against you based on your religion. An adverse employment action is considered a termination, suspension, demotion, reduction in duties or a reduction in pay. There are other forms of adverse employment actions, but those are the most common that we in religious discrimination cases in New Jersey.
If you were the victim of Religious Discrimination in New Jersey and you prevail at trial, you will be entitled to the following potential damages: lost back pay (the amount of pay from the time you were illegally terminated until you receive a verdict or obtain alternate employment), front pay (the amount of pay based on how long it will take you to find alternate employment or the difference in pay between your old job and your new job), emotional distress damages (compensation for the emotional distress resulting from your termination and the treatment in the workplace) and punitive damages (damages to punish the company to help make sure that this type of discrimination does not occur again).
Speak with our NJ religion discrimination attorneys at Castronovo & McKinney at 973-920-7888 for a free consultation regarding your potential religious discrimination case.