New Jersey Discrimination Attorneys

Discrimination Attorneys

At Swartz Swidler, LLC, our Pennsylvania and New Jersey attorneys understand how difficult being subject to employment discrimination can truly be.  Our employment discrimination fight hard every day to recover for our clients and to punish employers who engage in discrimination.

If you have been subject to employment discrimination, you have legal rights.  Employees in Pennsylvania and New Jersey have significant legal protections and avenues of relief if they are or have been subject to discrimination.

OUR EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION ATTORNEYS HAVE EXPERIENCE IN LITIGATING TITLE VII CLAIMS.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlaws discrimination based on creed, national origin, race, color, sex, gender, and religion. Title VII protects most employees throughout the United States.  The law allows employees to sue for lost wages (including future lost wages), emotional distress, and punitive damages. Employees who wish to bring a claim under Title have strict deadlines regarding when they must file their claim, and employees are generally required to first file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Title VII encompasses many different types of discrimination, including racial discrimination and sexual harassment.  Our attorneys have experience in fighting for employees who have been subject to such abusive workplace practices.

It is important to have a strong employment attorney and advocate to assist you and represent you through the entire process.  At Swartz Swidler, our employment attorneys will represent you from the first moment through trial.  We will work hard to get the recovery you deserve.

OUR EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEYS HAVE EXPERIENCING FIGHTING FOR EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees who are disabled or who are perceived as disabled by their employer.  The Americans with Disabilities Act makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate in employment decisions because of an employee’s disability when the employee is capable of performing the essential functions of his or her job with or without an accommodation.  Likewise, the Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to their employees.  Similar to Title VII, an employee who brings an employment discrimination lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act can sue for lost wages, future lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages.  Our New Jersey and Pennsylvania employment discrimination attorneys are ready to take your call and give you a free legal consultation regarding your rights.  Please call us today.

OUR TEAM OF PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW JERSEY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS ARE READY TO FIGHT FOR YOU IF YOU HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO AGE DISCRIMINATION.

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is a federal laws which prohibits employers from discriminating against employees because of their age.  The ADEA allows employees to sue for lost wages, future lost wages, pain and suffering, and liquidated damages.  Age discrimination claims filed under the ADEA must first be filed with the EEOC.  Similar to other types of discrimination claims for which the EEOC is tasked with administratively reviewing, there are strict deadlines regarding when you must file your claim.  Our Pennsylvania and New Jersey employment discrimination attorneys are experienced in litigating age discrimination claims.  Please call us today for a free legal consultation.

OUR TEAM OF EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEYS FIGHT TO STOP DISCRIMINATION THROUGHOUT NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA.

In addition to federal law, New Jersey has one of the strongest employment discrimination laws in the nation.  The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJ LAD) makes it unlawful for any employer in New Jersey to discriminate against any employee with respect to hiring, firing, or other employment decision on the basis of creed, color, race, sex, age, sexual identity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and religion.  The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination allows recovery of lost wages, future lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages.  If you have been discriminated against by an employer while working in New Jersey, call one our employment attorneys today.

Pennsylvania also has a state law preventing employment discrimination.  The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) prohibits workplace discrimination by making it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, gender, disability, and age. If you have been discriminated against by an employer while working in Pennsylvania, call one our employment attorneys today to determine if you have a case.