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Other Employment Law Rights

Other Employment Law Rights In addition to representing employees who have experienced employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the New York and New Jersey employment lawyers at Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. represent workers in a wide variety of other workplace rights. For example, we handle claims involving:

Family Leaves and Medical Leaves

We represent individuals who have been denied the right to take a family or medical leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") or the New Jersey Family Leave Act ("NJFLA"), as well as employees who have been fired or demoted instead of being reinstated when they were ready to return from a protected family or medical leave.

Wage and Hour Laws

Our law firm assists employees who have been paid less than minimum wage, denied overtime pay, or have claims for other unpaid wages, including claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law, the New Jersey Wage Payment Law or the New York Wage and Hour Law.

Reasonable Accommodations

We have the expertise to help you obtain a reasonable accommodation for your mental or physical disability, pregnancy, or religious beliefs. We also represent employees who have been fired or forced to resign because they were denied a reasonable accommodation in violation of their legal rights.

Wrongful Termination

Our New Jersey employment law attorneys represent employees who were wrongfully discharged in violation of the law, including victims of unlawful discrimination and retaliation.

Fraud and Misrepresentation

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. handles cases in which an employer has committed fraud or misrepresentation to convince you to accept a job offer for a position that you subsequently learn is nothing like the one you were promised.

Workplace Privacy

We counsel and represent employees whose employers have invaded their privacy, including employees subjected to improper workplace drug and alcohol testing, and workplace issues relating to medical marijuana use.

Mass Layoffs and Reductions in Force

Our attorneys represent employees who have lost their jobs as part of a mass layoff or other reduction in force, including reviewing and negotiating their severance packages, and representing them in wrongful discharge cases.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

We handle unemployment insurance benefit claims, and appeals on behalf of employees in New Jersey.

Intentional Workplace Personal Injury Claims (Torts)

Our New Jersey employment lawyers are experienced at handling intentional workplace personal injury cases, such as cases involving defamation (libel and slander), intentional infliction of emotional distress, unlawful interference with employment relationship, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and assault and battery at work.

Oppressed Shareholders

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. represents employees who own stock in closely held corporations and  have been forced or frozen out by the controlling shareholders, or otherwise oppressed.

Employment Law Appeals

Our attorneys are experienced at representing individuals in appeals in employment law cases in state and federal court in New York and New Jersey. In fact, our attorneys have participated in numerous significant and precedent-setting decisions.

Paid and Unpaid Time Off From Work

We can help you with issues relating to time off from work including your right to vacation, sick, holiday and other paid time off, the Family & Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), the New Jersey Family Leave Act ("NJFLA"), jury duty leave, and meal and rest breaks.

Employees Misclassified as Independent Contractors

We assist employees who have been improperly categorized as independent contractors, such as when the employer refuses to provide them health insurance and other benefits.

Employee Performance Evaluations

We handle claims involving employee performance reviews, including negative reviews that are the product of discrimination or retaliation.

Employee Job References

Our attorneys understand the important of avoiding negative job references, and can help negotiate positive and neutral job references on behalf of our clients.

Contact an Experienced Employment Lawyer

If you need our help, please feel free to contact us online or call us at (201) 777-2250 to schedule a consultation with one of our one of our New Jersey employment law attorneys.

Client Reviews
"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