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Court Rejects Testimony of Undisclosed Witnesses in Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

A recent ruling by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey underscores the importance of disclosing potential witnesses to your opposing party during the discovery process of a lawsuit. The case was filed by Matthew Webster, an…

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On behalf of all of my partners, I am pleased to announce that our law firm has changed its name from Rabner Allcorn Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C. to: Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. I am honored that the firm has chosen to include me in its…

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Earlier this month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently recognized that “Hispanic” is a race for purposes of two federal anti-discrimination laws. The case involved Police Lieutenant Christopher Barrella, a white…

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Employers Need Sufficient Basis to Require Fitness for Duty Exam

A recent ruling by New Jersey’s Appellate Division demonstrates that an employer can commit disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) if it requires an employee to attend a psychiatric fitness for duty exam…

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Recently, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that an employee who brought a discrimination lawsuit is entitled to obtain evidence about the facts of another employment discrimination lawsuit against one of the individuals he claims discriminated…

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I am pleased to report that I recently settled an employment law case against the Borough of Bogota, New Jersey for $2.25 million on behalf of my client, Police Officer Regina Tasca. I handled the case with my co-counsel, Catherine M. Elston, Esq. Our…

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Last week, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that Raymours Furniture Company cannot enforce the arbitration policy in its employee handbook because the handbook expressly states that it is not a contract. As a result, former Raymours & Flanigan…

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Earlier today, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that an employee is entitled to a trial to determine whether her employer fired her because it incorrectly perceived she was unable to perform her job due to an actual or perceived disability, obesity.…

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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently recognized that an employee can bring a lawsuit under Title VII against sue the company where he works, even though he was hired and paid through a staffing firm. Title VII is a federal anti-discrimination law…

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A New Jersey court recently ruled that a company can be liable for breach of contract, among other claims, when it withdraws a job offer after an employee resigns from his current job based on the new job. The job offer was made by Onward Search, a…
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