The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("LAD") prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of an employee’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression. However, the question of whether federal law, namely Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, prohibits discrimination in employment against such individuals is an unsettled question which the United States Supreme Court has agreed to consider in its next term.
Governor Phil Murphy recently signed new amendments to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("LAD") into law that provide employees entering into employment and settlement agreements with greater protections.
Damian Shammas Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer List for 2019
For the fifth year in a row, Damian Shammas has been selected to the Thomson Reuters New Jersey Super Lawyer list. The distinctio...
The Law Offices of Damian Christian Shammas, LLC represents New Jersey employees in connection with various workplace disputes. These include claims for wrongful termination, hostile work environment/harassment, retaliation/whistleblowing, unpaid wages and commissions, and breach of employment agreements.
The Firm also represents individuals in the negotiation of severance agreements and employment contracts, as well as consultation and litigation involving non-compete and non-solicitation restrictions.
Founded in 2011, the Firm services clients throughout New Jersey, as well as New York City.
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