Real estate disputes over new developments in New Jersey can sometimes lead to civil litigation; particularly when the disputes cannot be resolved privately. During new construction, adjacent landowners occasionally seek to protect perceived infringement of their property rights. One area of frequent friction lies in storm water management. These types of real estate disputes pit the developer, who is usually looking for final zoning approval, against neighboring landowners.
Complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination can lead to a plethora of legal problems. Sometimes, cases involving sexual harassment or other employee centric injustices are fueled by emotion; and when a person complains of some form of injustice in the workplace, severe backlash can occur not only to the victim but also any co-workers that may have assisted in reporting the incident.
For many people, gender harassment in the workplace is a grim reality. Sometimes co-workers can be engage in inappropriate behavior, but all too often, it is employers. A woman previously employed by a New Jersey district mayor has filed a claim of sexual harassment against him, after he allegedly tried to make her perform sexual acts and discriminated against her in the workplace.
Partnership disputes in Newark and elsewhere in New Jersey can sometimes feel like a bad divorce. A venture that starts out so full of hope and promise may sometimes become a battle ground of accusations and mistrust. Issues become more entangled when the arrangement was created without a properly drawn up written partnership agreement.
In the current economy, many people are taking work in any form, and are more willing to accept unfavorable terms. These difficult financial times caused the teacher's aides and assistants of Parsippany, New Jersey to work for several years without a contract. Recently their Board of Education surprised everyone in the community by settling the employment dispute.