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Appellate Court Opens the Door to Harassment Claims by Employees Incorrectly Perceived as Belonging to a Protected Class

05/23/2012

The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court recently ruled that an employee may pursue a hostile work environment lawsuit against his employer based on religious slurs directed at the employee because of the employer's misperception that the employee was Jewish. This Alert will review the facts leading to the appellate ruling and offer immediate guidance for employers.

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