New Jersey LGBT Discrimination Lawyers

The State of New Jersey can be considered one of the most progressive states in the United States in terms of recognizing the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community to marry, adopt children, and generally enjoy the same rights and responsibilities as heterosexuals.  However, despite these legal freedoms, cases of discrimination against such individuals is not uncommon, and there are New Jersey laws in place from which to seek recovery for damages attributed to such discrimination. The employment attorneys at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C.  are knowledgeable and experienced in representing LGBT clients, and have recovered substantial sums in their pursuit of justice regarding their discrimination claims.

New Jersey Law Prohibits Discrimination against LGBT Individuals

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination prohibits any discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation, or gender identity by the following:

  • Employers
  • Housing providers
  • Credit facility providers
  • Places of public accommodation

Therefore, one cannot be harassed at workplacewrongfully terminated, or subjected to biased recruitment opportunities based on one’s sexual orientation, perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender role and transgender status. Therefore, you are not only protected when your LGBT status is public but also when you are suspected or believed to be of LGBT community.

Understand your Rights – Contact our Seasoned LGBT Discrimination Attorneys

Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C.  has an extensive employment law and anti-discriminatory practice . Facing harassment from any source, or losing your job due to an employer’s discrimination against you for your sexual orientation or gender identity can be very difficult and can take a toll on your finances and personal life.

Call our New Jersey LGBT discrimination lawyers today

Don’t be a victim – call us today. Because of the limited time frame for filing suit for such cases, it is important that you contact us as soon as possible to discuss your case at (908) 561-5577 or online. You can call us 24/7, and your initial consultation is free.  We will guide you through the complete legal process, explain the pros and cons of the available legal options, and help you to get justice.

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