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THE DIANE B. ALLEN EQUAL PAY ACT

Equal Pay for Equal Work   New Jersey’s sweeping equal pay law, The “Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to protect all people from being unfairly paid less than another person, not in the employee’s protected class, for “substantially similar work.”   That means you can’t be paid less than someone not in…
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Why Are Assistant Managers Suing Wawa in New Jersey?

Did you know that in order to be exempt from overtime pay, you must not spend a significant portion of your work time on nonmanagerial duties? This is an issue that has haunted companies like Chipotle, which was sued over denying overtime to workers participating in its store manager training program. Now, convenience store chain Wawa has found itself in…
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Why Is a Former New Jersey College Deputy Police Chief Suing?

As a campus police officer at Stevens Institute of Technology, a British immigrant managed to work his way up to the position of deputy police chief. However, after a year of conflict with his police chief, the man was terminated. But was his dismissal legal? A lawsuit, once thought settled, has reignited discrimination charges at a New Jersey college as…
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How Did Urine Samples Lead to a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

Have you ever given a urine sample? Sometimes a new employer will request you get one such test, and when they do, they will often send you to an independent lab to have the sample taken and tested. At one such lab in Rockleigh, New Jersey, a lab technician was fired and he believes it was because he blew the…
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