Union County Employment Lawyers
Our Union County employment lawyers represent employees in all areas of employment law throughout the state of New Jersey. The Union County sexual harassment lawyers of Smith Eibeler represent residents and individuals who work in Union County in claims of restrictive covenants, non-compete litigation, sexual harassment, race discrimination, disability discrimination, sex discrimination, national origin discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, reasonable accommodations, severance agreements, unemployment appeals and wage payment violations. Our law firm is conveniently located in central Jersey at the Bell Works building in Holmdel, New Jersey, Monmouth County.Union County, New Jersey
Union County is located in central-eastern New Jersey and is bordered by Essex, Morris, Somerset, and Middlesex Counties. It contains the municipalities of Berkeley Heights, Clark, Cranford, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Garwood, Hillside, Kenilworth, Linden, Mountainside, New Providence, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Summit, Union, Westfield, and Winfield.
Union County stretches from Summit in the north, Berkeley Heights in the east, Elizabeth in the west, and Rahway in the south. Union County has a total area of 105.40 square miles, which includes 2.55 square miles of water. It is bordered on its eastern side by Staten Island. Union County is home to several large parks, including Black Brook Park, Echo Lake Park, Lenape Park, and Hawk Rise Sanctuary.
Union county was purchased from the Lenape Native Americans in 1664, and it was officially established in 1857. According to the 2017 Census, there are now 563,892 people, with 134,692 families, living in the county. The median age of Union County residents is 38 years old, and in 2000, the median income of Union County households was $55,339.
According to Choose New Jersey, the largest employers in Union County include Merck & Co, Overlook Hospital, Trinitas Hospital, Maher Terminals, Alcatel-Lucent, Phillips 66 Bayway, Summit Medical Group, and Kean University.
There are both public schools and private schools located in Union County, as well as several institutions of higher education. The county’s public high school system includes Union County Magnet High School, the Academy for Allied Health Science, Summit Senior High School, and Westfield Senior High School. Private schools include Oratory Preparatory School, Mother Seton Regional, and Koinonia Academy.
Famous persons who live or have lived in Union County include Ray Liotta and Judy Blume. Union County is home to entertainment opportunities such as the Union County Performing Arts Center, the Paper Mill Playhouse, Bowcraft Amusement Park, and the Ritz Theater. Restaurants in Union County include Lun Wah Restaurant and Tiki Bar, Sweet Waters Steakhouse, and Boulevard Five 72.Practice Areas of our Union County Sexual Harassment Lawyers
Some of the practice areas our Union County employment lawyers have successfully litigated claims on behalf of employees who live or work in Union 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 sexual harassment lawyers represent clients in employment claims in Union County Superior Court. Superior Court for Union County is located at 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Our New Jersey employment lawyers can file a lawsuit and have it properly venued in Union County if one of the parties lives in Union County or if the employer regularly conducts business within Union County.
Directions from our Employment Law Office at Bell Works, Holmdel, New Jersey to the Union County Superior Court:
- Take Red Hill Road to the Garden State Parkway North
- Take Exit 129 for I-95 N
- Take Exit 12 for I-278 towards Elizabeth
- Continue onto NJ-439 W
- Turn right onto S Broad Street
Should you or a family member have an employment related legal issue and are in need of a Union County employment lawyer, please call our office today to discuss the facts and circumstances of your employment related legal issue.