As this blog has discussed before — but it definitely bears repeating again — when an employer retaliates against an employee for pursuing a claim of discrimination or harassment, that employee can secure a favorable judgment on retaliation even if the discrimination or harassment claim ultimately fails. To find out what legal options most sense for your situation, reach out to a skilled New Jersey workplace retaliation lawyer.
A recent federal discrimination and retaliation case is a good illustration of two things. One is the retaliation-related issue discussed above. The other is a reminder of the evidentiary elements it takes to succeed on a race discrimination claim.
The plaintiff, F.S., was a Black woman and a managerial employee for the state Superior Court in Camden, having started there in 2013. Problems allegedly arose quickly and the manager filed a discrimination suit under the Law Against Discrimination in 2014.