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By Tom Jardim
We recently wrote a blog post about the passage of the “Opportunity to Compete Act” in New Jersey, making the State the 17th state to adopt a so-called “ban the box” law. These laws aim to prohibit companies from obtaining information from job applicants about their criminal records. At the time of that post, over 100 cities and counties around the country had adopted a form of this law.
By Brigette N. Eagan and Seth Rudnitsky, Law Clerk
On June 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed a criminal indictment for theft against an employee who took documents belonging to her employer. The documents were to be used by the employee to support claims of discrimination and retaliation […]