On June 16, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a stark reminder that a supervisor’s isolated but highly offensive comments may — on their own — be enough to sustain a hostile work environment claim under New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination.

With many human resources professionals and legal advisors dealing with COVID-19 and its associated health and safety regulations for over a year now, this case presents an opportunity to refocus — and reinforce — the need to prevent and address potential hostile work environment claims in a timely and diligent manner.

Continue reading the full Law360 article, “NJ Justices’ Ruling Instructs On Hostile Workplace Claims.”