Ocean County Employment Lawyers
Our Ocean County employment lawyers represent employees in all areas of employment law throughout the state of New Jersey. The Ocean County sexual harassment lawyers of Smith Eibeler represent residents and individuals who work in Ocean County in claims of unlawful termination, wrongful termination, whistle-blower retaliation, sexual harassment, age discrimination, sex discrimination, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, severance agreements, equal pay violations, unemployment appeals, restrictive covenants, Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and wage and hour violations. Our law firm is located in Central New Jersey at the Bell Works building in Holmdel, New Jersey, Monmouth County.Ocean County
Ocean County is located in central-eastern New Jersey and is bordered by the counties of Monmouth, Burlington, and Atlantic. It includes the municipalities of Barnegat Light Borough, Barnegat, Bay Head, Beach Haven, Beachwood, Berkeley Township, Brick, Eagleswood, Harvey Cedars, Island Heights, Jackson, Lacey Township, Lakehurst, Lakewood, Lavallette, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach, Manchester, Mantoloking, Ocean Gate, Ocean Township, Pine Beach, Plumsted Township, Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Ship Bottom, South Toms River, Stafford Township, Surf City, Toms River, and Tuckerton.
Ocean County stretches from Jackson Township in the north, Manchester in the west, Little Egg Harbor in the south, and Barnegat in the east. The county has an area of 915.40 square miles, including 286.62 square miles of water. The County Park System is made up of 27 parks and includes Bayside Park, Beaver Dam County Park, Ocean County Park, and Shelter Cove.
According to Choose New Jersey, the largest employers in Ocean County include Six Flags Theme Park, Meridian Health Systems, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Military Base, RWJBarnabas Health and Community Medical Center, Ocean County College, Wawa, The Home Depot, Stop & Shop, Walmart, and Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach.
Ocean County is home to a wide range of entertainment opportunities. Six Flags Theme Park is located in Jackson, and FirstEnergy Baseball Park in Lakewood is home to the LakeWood Blueclaws. Point Pleasant and Seaside Heights both offer boardwalks that include theme parks and other attractions. Restaurants in the county include Captain’s Inn, Shipwreck Point, The Saw Mill Cafe, and The Crab’s Claw Inn.
The school system of Ocean 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 the Marine Academy of Technology & Environmental Science, Point Pleasant Beach High School, Southern Regional High School, and Jackson Memorial High School. Private schools include Donovan Catholic High School, Calvary Academy, and Bais Shaindel High School for Girls. Colleges in the county include Georgian Court University and Ocean County College.
Ocean County was established in March of 1683. According to the 2010 Census, it is now home to more than 576,567 people, with 149,250 families. The median age is 42.6, and the median income for a household in the county was $46,443 in 2000. Notable residents or former residents of Ocean County include Kirsten Dunst, the rock band 18th & Addison, Todd Frazier, and Andy Messersmith.Practice Areas of our Ocean County Sexual Harassment Lawyers
Some of the practice areas our Ocean County employment lawyers have successfully litigated claims on behalf of employees who live or work in Ocean 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
Our New Jersey employment lawyers bring claims on behalf of our clients in the Ocean County Superior Court. The Superior Court for Ocean County is located at 120 Hooper Ave, Toms River, New Jersey. Our New Jersey employment lawyers can file a lawsuit and have it properly venued in Ocean County if one of the parties lives in Ocean County or if the employer regularly conducts business within Ocean County.
Directions from our Employment Law Office at Bell Works, Holmdel, New Jersey to the Ocean County Superior Court:
- Take Red Hill Road to the Garden State Parkway South
- Continue onto US 9
- Take exit 82 to NJ-37 E towards Seaside Heights
- Turn right onto Hooper Ave
Should you or a family member have an employment related legal issue and are in need of a Ocean County employment lawyer, please call our office today to discuss the facts and circumstances of your employment related legal issue.