Every person who accepts a job and works the agreed-upon hours deserves to be paid, as well as to expect a working environment free from sexual harassment. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen. In New Jersey, a fast food chain with three locations is being accused of fostering an atmosphere that allegedly led to one employee experiencing repeated sexual harassment incidents, in addition to wage violations.
When it comes to the 2014 Borgata Poker Open in New Jersey, there's plenty at stake for the Open's execs. While it was agreed in April that players who were affected by counterfeit chips should be reimbursed at a certain rate, six players have decided that the final payout isn't enough. They are suing the Open for numerous allegations. These breach of contract claims are making waves across the gambling news headlines.
One New Jersey government isn't taking allegations of sexual harassment against one of its long-time contractors lying down. As a result of reports that the contractor, who had been with Ocean County for a decade, had sexually harassed an employee of the county, the man was let go. The contract relationship was terminated by a unanimous vote after the sexual harassment came to light.
In New Jersey, Loew's Theatre has been a mainstay for the better part of a century. Located in Jersey City, the landmark building that was once thriving has taken a turn for hardship in recent years. Now, the city is hoping to revitalize the property, but their move is causing a cry of breach of contract claims from a nonprofit. The organization, Friends of Loew's (FOL), alleges breach of contract claims that stem from the fact they believe the city does not have the right to allow Loew's to be run by an entity other than FOL.
As anyone who has experienced wrongful termination knows, it is a terrible blow to one's psyche, not to mention career. It does not matter what your profession is; if you have been the victim of wrongful termination, it is hard to know what to do next. However, one New Jersey school employee did not take her experience lightly. She took legal action and recovered her position as well as the wages she was owed.