State Laws and Legislation

New Jersey Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? Yes
New Jersey law prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression in private and public employment, public accommodations, credit, housing, public works contracts and in the employment of individuals for the performance of state contracts or subcontracts.

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
New Jersey law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation in private and public employment, public accommodations, housing and credit, public works contracts and in the employment of individuals for the performance of state contracts or subcontracts.
Citations: N.J. STAT. ANN. § 10:2-1; 10:5-1 - 49.


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Updated: Mon, March 19, 2007 - 11:00:10