New Jersey Supreme Court Protects Workers from Discrimination Based on Divorce

June 21, 2016

Today, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling that prohibits New Jersey employers from retaliating against workers who are separated, considering divorce, or currently engaged in the divorce process. The court found that New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination protects workers from discriminatory employment practices resulting from their relationship status. The aforementioned ruling stems from a case involving Robert Smith, a long-term employee of the Millville Rescue Squad, who accused his employer of firing him after he disclosed that he was […]

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