Practice Areas

We focus on all types of employment claims including but not limited to the following:

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Attorneys

If you are a non-exempt employee, you have the right to receive minimum hourly wages, overtime at a rate of one-and-one-half times your hourly rate and the right to be paid for all of the hours you work under federal and state law. If your rights under the FLSA save been violated, the employment law attorneys at Swartz Swidler might help you to collect what you are rightfully owed.

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Minimum Wage Attorneys

Non-exempt employees in New Jersey have wage and hour protections under both federal and state laws. The Fair Labor Standards Act and its amendments provide some federal protections. Workers in the state are also protected by the New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law, which provides additional protections as well. Under both the federal and state laws, employers are required to pay a minimum hourly wage and overtime to non-exempt employees. If your employer has violated either the FLSA or its amendments, the attorneys at Swartz Swidler may help you to recover everything that you are owed.

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Unpaid Overtime Attorneys

In New Jersey, Pennsylvania and across the nation, non-exempt workers are entitled to receive overtime pay for all of the hours that they work in excess of 40 in a workweek under state and federal overtime laws. Some employers engage in unfair labor practices, including failing to pay for overtime that their employees should receive. Others engage in unfair labor practices to try to avoid paying FLSA overtime by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors or exempt workers. If you believe that you should have received overtime pay that you did not, the employment lawyers at Swartz Swidler might help you to recover the money you should have been paid.

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Employment Discrimination Attorneys

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.

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Sexual Harassment Attorneys

We understand how workplace sexual harassment can damage our clients’ lives. Sexual harassment in the workplace is strictly prohibited under both state and federal laws, but it unfortunately still occurs. If you have experienced workplace sexual harassment, you might want to get help from the experienced sexual harassment lawyers at Swartz Swidler.

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Racial Discrimination Attorneys

Our racial discrimination attorneys are very aware of the prevalence of color and race discrimination in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. No one should have to deal with discrimination base on the color of their skin or their race while they are working. If you have been the victim of workplace discrimination, you have certain legal rights that Swartz Swidler may help you to pursue.

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Age Discrimination Attorneys

We are aware of how frequently older workers encounter discrimination based on their ages. While it is illegal for employers to discriminate based on age for workers aged 40 and older, many still do. If you are a victim of age-based employment discrimination, you may need help from the attorneys at Swartz Swidler.

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Whistleblower Attorneys

There are multiple federal and state laws that provide whistleblower protection to people who report illegal conduct by their employers. If you know that your employer has engaged in illegal and fraudulent activity, you are protected if you report the conduct to the appropriate authorities. The whistleblower attorneys at Swartz Swidler may help you to file a whistleblower lawsuit against the company for engaging in fraudulent acts under the False Claims Act. A whistleblower lawyer may also help by filing a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit if your employer reacts with negative employment actions against you.

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