Essex County Employment Lawyers
Our Essex County employment lawyers represent employees in all areas of employment law throughout the state of New Jersey. The Essex County sexual harassment lawyers of Smith Eibeler represent residents and individuals who work in Essex County in claims of unlawful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, sex discrimination disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, severance agreements, equal pay violations, unemployment appeals and wage and hour violations. Our law firm is located in Central New Jersey at the Bell Works building at Holmdel, New Jersey.Essex County
Essex County is located in northeastern New Jersey and is bordered by the counties of Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Union, and Hudson. It includes the municipalities of Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, East Orange, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Irvington, Maplewood, Millburn, Montclair, Newark, North Caldwell, Nutley, Orange, Roseland, South Orange, Verona, West Caldwell, and West Orange.
Essex County stretches from Fairfield in the north, Livingston in the west, Newark in the south, and Nutley in the east. The county has an area of 129.631 square miles, including 3.419 square miles of water. The County Park System includes public parks such as Verona Park, Branch Brook Park, and Kip’s Castle Park.
According to Choose New Jersey, the largest employers in Essex County include Prudential Financial, United Airlines, Rutgers University, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Public Service Enterprise Group, St. Barnabas Medical Center, ADP, American Huts Inc., Barnabas Health, and Dun and Bradstreet Corporation.
Essex County is home to several large entertainment venues including the Prudential Center in downtown Newark, which hosts sporting events, concerts and other entertainment. Essex County is also the home of Bowery Ballroom, the Wellmont Theater, and the Rockwood Music Hall. Restaurants in the county include the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange, Miele’s Restaurant in Verona, the Manor Restaurant in West Orange, and Sweet Basil’s Cafe and Grill.
The school system of Essex 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 Millburn Senior High School, Glen Ridge and Montclair High Schools, and Science Park High School. Private schools include Newark Academy, The Montclair Kimberley Academy, Seton Hall Preparatory School, and Mount St. Dominic Academy. Colleges in the county include Essex County College, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Seton Hall University, and Rutgers University- Newark branch.
Essex County was established in March of 1683. According to the 2010 Census, it is now home to more than 783,969 people, with 189,236 families. The median age is 36.4, and the median income for a household in the county was $44,944 in 2000. Notable residents or former residents of Essex County include Shaquille O’Neal, Jason Alexander, Jerry Lewis, and Stephen Crane.Practice Areas of our Essex County Sexual Harassment Lawyers
Some of the practice areas our Essex County employment lawyers have successfully litigated claims on behalf of employees who live or work in Essex 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 Essex County is located at 50 West Market Street, Newark, New Jersey. Our New Jersey employment lawyers can file a lawsuit and have it properly venued in Essex County if one of the parties lives in Essex County or if the employer regularly conducts business within Essex County.
Directions from our Employment Law Office at Bell Works, Holmdel, New Jersey to the Essex County Superior Court:
- Take Red Hill Road to the Garden State Parkway North
- Take exit 145 toward Newark
- Merge onto I-280 East
- Take exit 13
- Turn right onto 1st street
- Turn left onto West Market Street
Should you or a family member have an employment related legal issue and are in need of a Essex
County employment lawyer, please call our office today to discuss the facts and circumstances of your employment related legal issue.