Employment discrimination may take many forms. Some of the most frequently occurring are outlined below. If you believe that you have been the victim of any of these types of illegal actions, you may want to speak with the employment lawyers at Swartz Swidler. Discrimination based on age People who are age 40 and older
As an employee, you may be protected by a number of different anti-discrimination laws. These laws protect certain employees throughout all stages of employment from interviewing and hiring to termination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, is the agency that is tasked with administering federal employment discrimination laws. Here are six employment discrimination laws
Many people believe certain myths about employment law both in New Jersey and elsewhere. While it is improbable that you would know all of the various employment laws, the attorneys at Swartz Swidler, LLC believe that it is important for you to understand how you are both affected and protected under the existing employment laws.
Many people use the words discrimination and harassment interchangeably, but they are not the same. What is the difference between harassment and discrimination? The attorneys with Swartz Swidler, LLC have provided the following explanation in the hope that it might help you to understand the difference between sexual harassment and sexual discrimination. The legal basis
If you are the victim of workplace sexual harassment, you are not alone. Despite that fact that sexual harassment in the workplace is prohibited by both state and federal law, it is still far too common. The employment lawyers at Swartz Swidler advocate for victims of sexual harassment, helping them to recover damages that they
If you are like most people, you probably understand that there are laws protecting you as an employee from harassment and discrimination. You might not know that the law also protects you from retaliation from your employer. The anti-retaliation laws protect you from your employer punishing you for complaining about discrimination or harassment in the
Richard Swartz has been named one of the best employment benefits attorney Richard Swartz, one of the partners at Swartz Swidler, LLC, has been named one of the South Jersey best employment benefits attorneys! For more information, please visit: https://sjmagazine.net/e-issue/2016/08/#page/64 Richard Swartz is an experienced attorney in the field of litigation. Since his first case
Justin Swidler has been named one of the best class action attorneys Justin Swidler, one of the partners at Swartz Swidler, LLC, has been named one of the South Jersey best class action attorneys! For more information, please visit: https://sjmagazine.net/e-issue/2016/08/#page/63 Justin Swidler’s first class action case was back in 2011 and it involved a big
Swartz Swidler Prevails in Appellate Court Matter Dealing With Applicability of Dispute Resolution Provision of Employment Contract
Swartz Swidler recently prevailed in an appellate court matter dealing with the applicability of a dispute resolution provision of an employment contract. Swartz Swidler represents Dr. Forrest Anthony, the former vice president and chief medical officer for Eleison Pharmaceuticals, LLC. in Bordentown, New Jersey. In February 2012 the parties entered into an employment agreement. In
U.S. Lags International human rights standards in gender pay gap, maternity leave, and affordable child care.
The U.N sent an expert delegation to United States to gather data and impressions from numerous government agencies, including the Departments of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Justice. The initial findings conclude that women in the United States have “missing rights” compared to the rest of the world.