Employment-Related Lawsuits Are Complex Legal Matters
Employment disputes may appear to be cut-and-dry to the participants. However, claims involving sexual harassment, whistleblower claims, employment contracts disputes and even overtime claims are complex legal matters. Employment disputes in New Jersey require broad knowledge of federal and state labor, employment and discrimination laws. If you are in an employment dispute, then it is important to consult with an attorney with a strong, working knowledge of the various employment-related laws and regulations.
At Garland & Mason, L.L.C., we help businesses and their employees in Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean and Mercer Counties determine if their employment practices are in accordance with state and federal law. Therefore, if you have an employment-related claim, contact our New Jersey employment lawyer.
Typical Employment Law Disputes in New Jersey
Do you work over 40 hours without overtime pay? Are your employees properly classified as exempt or nonexempt? Do you know what factors will increase your liability in a sexual harassment lawsuit? An experienced New Jersey employment lawyer can help you understand when a hiring practice crosses the line from being merely unfair to a serious violation of federal or state law. At Garland & Mason, L.L.C., we help NJ employers as well as employees with various legal matters including:
- Discrimination: Based on age, race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin, as prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and/or the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
- Employment Classification: Inquiries the Department of Labor regarding employees vs. independent contractor status and how to determine status
- Sexual harassment at work: By employers, co-workers, clients
- Wage and hour claims: Including overtime wage lawsuits and other pay disputes involving Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Whistleblower claims: Based on an adverse employment action directly related to an employee who reports what they believe to be criminal or fraudulent conduct, including the Whistleblower Protection Act and retaliation in the workplace
To arrange a free initial consultation, call our lawyers at (732) 358-2028.