EEO - Retaliation: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: James Anelli and Robert Pettigrew, LeClairRyan
- New Jersey's employment retaliation laws are generally more expansive than the federal statutes. See Prohibition Against Retaliation.
- Employers are prohibited from retaliating against individuals pursuant to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, New Jersey Equal Pay Act, New Jersey Family Leave Act and other state laws. See Prohibition Against Retaliation.
- Actionable retaliation is no longer limited to the workplace or current employees. See New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.