Monthly Archives: August 2014

Marital Status Discrimination Under the New Jersey LAD: Can Your Employer Fire You For Being In the Middle of Divorce Proceedings?

Most laypersons know that it is illegal for New Jersey employers to discriminate on the basis of protected categories such as race and gender. But did you know that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (the “LAD”) also prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of “marital status”? This means employers cannot discipline, demote, terminate,… Read more »