New Jersey Anti-discrimination Laws

New Jersey law prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation:

ON THE BASIS OF: Race, Creed, Color, National Origin, Ancestry, Nationality, Marital or Domestic Partnership or Civil Union Status, Sex, Pregnancy, Gender Identity or Expression, Affectional or Sexual Orientation, or Disability

BY: A Proprietor, Manager, Owner, Superintendent Lessee, Agent or Employee

WITH RESPECT TO: The Services, Facilities, Privileges, or Accommodations Provided by Public Accommodations (whether or not it has a building, headquarters, offices or other place). Public Accommodations include, but are not limited to, schools, government buildings, courts, restaurants, taverns, libraries, hotels, gymnasiums, theaters and hospitals.

REMEDY MAY INCLUDE: An Order Restraining Unlawful Discrimination, Reimbursement for Financial Loss Damages for Pain and Humiliation Experienced as a Result of Unlawful Discrimination, Punitive Damages, and Attorney’s Fees

Violations should be reported to the nearest office of the NJ Division on Civil Rights at 866-405-3050 (toll-free) or online