A study published in JAMA reported that nearly one out of three of female doctors throughout the country have experienced sexual harassment on the job. In comparison, 4 percent of male doctors reported sexual harassment at work.
New Jersey employers with 15 or more workers must generally abide by the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and make reasonable accommodations for those who qualify for protection under the 1990 federal law. While this may be true for the most part, there are a number of important exceptions, and certain employers are required to follow some ADA provisions while being exempt from others.
New Jersey expectant mothers may not be happy to learn that a woman was allegedly fired from her job for being pregnant. She has filed a lawsuit against against Procter & Gamble, accusing the company of refusing to make small accommodations for her comfort and wrongfully terminating her employment.
In April 2016, a New Jersey judge gave reality television personality Teresa Guidice permission to sue her former lawyer. According to Guidice, the attorney failed to tell her that she was acting improperly by failing to reveal certain assets she and her husband shared during a bankruptcy proceeding. The woman contends that had her lawyer properly listed her assets, she wouldn't have ended up spending 11 months incarcerated.