Sifting through allegations of wrongful termination is often difficult, as these cases frequently involve dueling parties who do not agree on what took place.
Allegations of discrimination have hit the Buena Borough Police Department in New Jersey. According to a lawsuit filed in September, the department practices race discrimination in its dealings with Hispanics and African-Americans. The suit was filed by a Hispanic officer on the force.
When an employee first experiences sexual harassment, they can have a tendency to purposely ignore it. Some people are fearful that if they report misconduct, they may be retaliated against - or even fired.
Sexual harassment can come in many different forms and happens in both the private and public sectors. In a recent news story, a former executive of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment by some fairly well-known people.
The economic crisis and its continuing aftermath have had dire effects on the tens of thousands of unemployed people in New Jersey and on millions of others nationwide. Unfortunately, finding work is often easier said than done as jobs are scarce due to the weak economy. However, older unemployed workers may be facing an even higher burden in their struggle to find work because of age discrimination.