Bergen County Employment Lawyers
Our Bergen County employment lawyers represent employees in all areas of employment law throughout the state of New Jersey. The Bergen County sexual harassment lawyers of Smith Eibeler represent residents and individuals who work in Bergen County in claims of unlawful termination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, sex discrimination, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, severance agreements, equal pay, unemployment appeals and non-compete litigation. Our law firm is located in Central New Jersey at the Bell Works building in Holmdel, New Jersey.Bergen County
Bergen County is located in northern New Jersey and is bordered by the counties of Passaic, Essex, and Hudson. It includes the municipalities of Allendale, Alpine, Bergenfield, Bogota, Carlstadt, Cliffside Park, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Dumont, East Rutherford, Edgewater, Elmwood Park, Emerson, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fair Lawn, Fairview, Fort Lee, Franklin Lakes, Garfield, Glen Rock, Hackensack, Harrington Park, Hasbrouck Heights, Haworth, Hillsdale, Ho-Ho-Kus, Leonia, Little Ferry, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Mahwah, Maywood, Midland Park, Montvale, Moonachie, New Milford, North Arlington, Northvale, Norwood, Oakland, Old Tappan, Oradell, Palisades Park, Paramus, Park Ridge, Ramsey, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Ridgewood, River Edge, River Vale, Rochelle Park, Rockleigh, Rutherford, Saddle Brook, Saddle River, South Hackensack, Teaneck, Tenafly, Teterboro, Upper Saddle River, Waldwick, Wallington, Washington Township, Westwood, Woodcliff Lake, Wood-Ridge, and Wyckoff.
Bergen County stretches from Mahwah in the north, Oakland in the west, Lyndhurst in the south, and Alpine in the east. The county is bordered to the north by New York state. Bergen County has an area of 246.671 square miles, including 13.662 square miles of water. The County Park System is made up of 14 parks and includes Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Riverside County Park, Saddle Ridge Riding Area, and Wood Dale County Park.
According to Choose New Jersey, the largest employers in Bergen County include Hackensack University Medical Center, Valley Health System Inc., Bio-Reference Laboratories, Express Scripts, Quest Diagnostics, KPMG LLP, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Unilever Best Foods, and Stryker.
Bergen County is home to a wide range of entertainment opportunities. It contains museums such as the New Jersey Naval Museum and the Tenafly Nature Center, as well as the Bergen Performing Arts Center. MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Giants, as well as the Izod Center, home to the New Jersey Devils and the Nets, also provide sports entertainment to members of the county. Restaurants in the county include Cafe Panache, Food Evolution, Haven Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, River Palm Terrace, and Andiamo.
The school system of Bergen County contains both private and public schools, as well as institutions of higher education. Some of the best public high schools in the county include Bergen County Academies, Bergen County Technical High School, Tenafly High School, and Northern Highlands Regional High School. Private schools include Dwight Englewood School, Bergen Catholic High School, and the Academy of the Holy Angels. Colleges in the county include Ramapo College, Felician University, Englewood Cliffs College, Touro University College of Medicine, and Bergen Community College.
Bergen County was established in November of 1675. According to the 2010 Census, it is now home to more than 905,116 people, with 238,704 families. The median age is 41.1, and the median income for a household in the county was $65,241 in 2000. Notable residents or former residents of Bergen County include John Travolta, Kevin Jonas, James Gandolfini, and Ed Harris.Practice Areas of our Bergen County Sexual Harassment Lawyers
Some of the practice areas our Bergen County employment lawyers have successfully litigated claims on behalf of employees who live or work in Bergen County include the following:
- New Jersey Family Leave Act
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- Harassment Investigations
- Law Against Discrimination
- Americans With Disabilities Act
- Constructive Discharge
- Disability Discrimination
- Reasonable Accommodation
- Domestic Violence Discrimination
- National Origin Discrimination
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Pregnancy Accommodation
- Religious Discrimination
- School Bullying
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination
- LGBT Discrimination
- Title VII
- Hostile Work Environment
- Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
- Workplace Retaliation
- New Jersey Sales Representatives' Rights Act
- Restrictive Covenants
- Sales Commission Agreements
- Sales Commission Law
- Severance Agreements
- Unemployment Appeals
- Wage Payment Law
- Whistleblower Retaliation
The Superior Court for Bergen County is located at 10 Main Street, Hackensack, New Jersey. Our New Jersey employment lawyers can file a lawsuit and have it properly venued in Bergen County if one of the parties lives in Bergen County or if the employer regularly conducts business within Bergen County.
Directions from our Employment Law Office at Bell Works, Holmdel, New Jersey to the Bergen County Superior Court:
- Take Red Hill Road to the Garden State Parkway North
- Take exit 129 for I-95 North
- Exit left onto I-80 W towards Hackensack
- Take exit 66 towards Hudson Street/Hackensack
- Turn left onto Hudson Street
Should you or a family member have an employment related legal issue and are in need of a Bergen County employment lawyer, please call our office today to discuss the facts and circumstances of your employment related legal issue.