In New Jersey, public entities and their employees are offered numerous protections and immunities from civil liability for tort actions by the State’s Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:1-1, et seq. New Jersey’s Governor, Phillip Murphy, recently signed a bill into law that will eliminate some of those protections in cases involving allegations of sexual abuse or assault.
Harassment in the Workplace
We regularly counsel our clients on such issues as:
- Sexual harassment on the job
- Verbal sexual harassment
- Non-verbal (visual) sexual harassment
- Physical Sexual Harassment
- Consensual banter/private conversations as sexual harassment
- Harassment based on race, national origin, or sexual orientation
- Hostile work environment
- "This for that" or quid pro quo harassment
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