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Wrongful termination is a general phrase referring to any termination of employment that is illegal or contrary to law. Sometimes a person can be treated badly at work, harassed, subjected to a hostile work environment, and even terminated; but while that conduct may be unfair and is certainly hurtful, it is not necessarily illegal. This practice area of employment law also includes demotions or disciplinary actions.
Here are some examples of terminations that may give rise to a legal claim:
Workplace discrimination is a serious issue that can negatively impact your current and future career prospects. It can also create dangerous levels of stress that affect your personal life and cause health issues. If you have been discriminated against or harassed in the workplace for any reason, including your age, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, the firm’s Princeton, New Jersey harassment attorneys can help. As your discrimination lawyer, it is the firm’s goal to protect your rights while obtaining the best possible outcome in your case.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.