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Millburn, New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers

New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination Attorneys

Whether you live in Millburn or somewhere else in New York or New Jersey, pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is a form of discrimination that is prohibited by the law.

Employers often discriminate against and harass women after they announce they are pregnant, when they seek to return to work from a maternity leave or after they return to work from maternity leaves. 

For example, employers frequently jump to the conclusion that female employees have limitations on their ability to perform their jobs, do not plan to return to work after their maternity leaves, will not work as hard or will not be as dependable because they have young children at home. However, it is unlawful discrimination when employers make conclusions based on these types of stereotypes and assumptions about women.

Knowledgeable Employment Law Attorneys

Our New Jersey pregnancy discrimination lawyers frequently handle pregnancy discrimination claims. For example, one of the appeals we handled, Padilla v. Berkely Educational Services of New Jersey, Inc., upheld a verdict on behalf of a woman who experienced pregnancy discrimination at her job. The court's opinion makes it clear that our client was entitled to recover damages for the emotional distress she experienced, and sent her case back for a new trial so a jury could determine how much she should receive to compensate her for those damages.

At Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C., our employment lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to help you if you have been the victim of most forms of unlawful discrimination or harassment at your job. We will evaluate your discrimination claim, and represent you through negotiations and litigation to help enforce your legal rights. 

We welcome you to contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with one of our employment lawyers. Our telephone number is (201) 777-2250.

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In addition, you might be interested in reading one of these articles, each of which was written by one of our New Jersey pregnancy discrimination attorneys:

Information About Millburn

The Township of Millburn is located in Essex County, New Jersey. During the Revolutionary War, it was the scene of The Battle of Springfield. Millburn was part of the Elizabethtown and Newark settlements in the 17th Century, and subsequently part of Springfield Township. In 1847, Millburn was formed from a portion of Springfield Township.

The Township has had many different names before it was named Millburn, including Vauxhall, Rum Brook, Riverhead, Milltown, and Millville. As of the 2020 Census, Millburn had over 21,000 residents. It is home of the Paper Mill Playhouse, Greenwood Gardens, and The Mall at Short Hills, which is in the Short Hills section of the township. It also is the birth place of Anne Hathaway and Rachel Zoe.

Schedule an Employment Law Consultation

To schedule an appointment with one of our New York and New Jersey pregnancy discrimination lawyers, please either contact us online or call us at (201) 777-2250.

You can get to our office easily from Millburn.  Take I-78 East to Exit 52, for the Garden State Parkway North.  You need to get off of the Parkway at Exit 172, and then take a quick left onto West Grand Avenue, followed by a right onto Chestnut Ridge Road.  After you cross over Summit Avenue, our office building will be on your right. We are in Suite 230.

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"I worked with Jonathan Nirenberg, ESQ on a sensitive emotional employment matter. Mr. Nirenberg was quick to respond, offered excellent advice, and always followed up with phone calls or emails when needed. My situation was settled out of court within a short period of time with the best possible results for not just me but also for the employer. Highly recommend and would seek his help again if needed..." Linda Busch, PhD
"We've had the pleasure of working with Jonathan on multiple individual and class employment cases. Jonathan is a skilled, dedicated and caring attorney that works diligently to bring justice for his clients. We would recommend Jonathan as a legal resource for any employment cases." Stephan Zouras, LLP
"I felt alone and without a voice, until I hired Jonathan I. Nirenberg of Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Mr. Nirenberg represented me in an employment matter. Without his help, I know that I would not have had the extremely successful outcome I had. Jonathan was not only professional, but very empathetic to what happened to me. Jonathan gave me support, and options in relation to a challenging employer/employment situation which was an extremely difficult time in my life..." Shelly Smith