Piscataway Gender Discrimination Attorney

Find the right Gender Discrimination attorney in Piscataway, NJ

New Jersey employers must abide by the Civil Rights Act of 1963 and the Equal Pay Act, both of which prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender. In accordance, employers may not take gender into account when making decisions regarding wages, hiring, or promotions. They must also make sure that working environments will not be hostile towards a particular gender and that the work atmosphere is not overly sexual.

What Must be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Under the Equal Pay act, discrimination can be proven if men and women both work in the same place, do the same job, but are nonetheless paid differently. Also, discrimination can be proven if the employer in Piscataway is only hiring or issuing promotions based on one gender. A claim will also succeed if the employer retaliates against workers who seek relief for discrimination.

When is Sexual Harassment Prohibited?

Physical or verbal acts of a sexual nature that are unwelcome to the victim are considered to be sexual harassment. An employer in Piscataway may also potentially be held liable for inappropriate behavior that was conducted by an employee's co-worker.

If the employer allows conduct to create an overly sexual work environment, they might be held liable for sexual harassment in New Jersey. Without a lawyer, it can be difficult to prove gender discrimination because the details in proving intent are often complicated. Furthermore, there can be specific procedures that must be closely followed in pursuing a claim.

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Life in Piscataway

Piscataway is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is near the Piscataqua River, New Hampshire, and Main. The city's name stems from the words "pisgeu," meaning dark night, and "awa," meaning place of.

Popular attractions include Yurak Field, Ferrer Colony and Modern School, High Point Solutions Stadium and Road Up Raritan Historic District.

Top employers include Gorgias Press, Ingersoll Rand, Hapag-Llyod, Pepsi Cola Bottling Group, Cintas Corporation, Colgate-Palmolive, Siemens Hearing Instruments, Johnson Johnson, Marlabs, and IEEE. The legal force also has a strong presence in Piscataway via many well-established law offices and firms, providing legal services in all areas of law.

All in all, the city provides residents with a wonderful quality of life!

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