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January 2013 Archives

New Jersey roundtable discusses workplace discrimination

An attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Newark, New Jersey, said employers may want to reconsider hiring policies that bar anyone with a criminal record from being hired. Another employment law attorney said that employers may want to rethink the use of credit reports when screening potential job applicants as well. The comments came about during a roundtable discussion in Hasbrouck Heights regarding employment law and compliance with Title VII legislation which bans workplace discrimination.

Morristown, New Jersey, zoning officer sued for sexual harassment

An employee of the town of Morristown, New Jersey, has filed a civil suit against the town, a zoning officer and any the town's agents who knew about or should have known about the zoning officer's unlawful behavior and failed to protect the female employee. The employee's lawsuit claims from 2009 on the employee was subjected to a "pattern of stalking, sexual harassment and retaliation" for rejecting the man's advances.

Same-sex divorce may be more complicated than getting married

Although same-sex marriage was legal in California for just under five months, there are still a number of legally married same-sex couples who could be facing legal challenges should they decide to get a divorce. Several states currently allow same-sex marriage, but obtaining a same-sex divorce has a number of legal hurdles that have yet to be tested. The existence of the Defense of Marriage Act does not allow the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages, complicating matters greatly.

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