What Are the Most Common Types of Harassment in the Workplace?

Workplace harassment is a pervasive problem in workplaces in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and throughout the U.S. Some types of workplace harassment are illegal. You should recognize the different forms of workplace harassment and know the unlawful types. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler might help if you have been the victim of illegal harassment at your

What Conditions Are Covered Under The Americans With Disability Act?

People who have qualifying disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act are protected against discrimination at their jobs. Under the law, private and governmental employers, labor unions, and employment agencies are prohibited from discriminating against people who are disabled in all aspects of employment. The law covers employers in the U.S. that have 15 or

What to Do When Your Employer Discriminates Against You Because of a Disability

Many people who have disabilities face workplace discrimination. If your employer has taken an adverse employment action against you because of your disability, you may have a valid basis to file a claim against your employer. If you want to assert your legal rights against your employer, you must start by filing a discrimination charge

What is the Statute of Limitations for Bringing a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

The statute of limitations refers to the time period someone has to file a claim from the triggering event that gives rise to that claim. Filing a lawsuit during the statute of limitation time period, which can range anywhere from two to fifteen years depending upon the claim and the applicable law, is a very

What Is Workplace Intimidation?

What Is Workplace Intimidation?

Workplace intimidation can make workplaces very toxic to employees. When employers or coworkers bully others or subject them to coercive actions, the victims may be left feeling that they have no other choice than to resign. Workplace intimidation or bullying is problematic for businesses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When bullying at work is pervasive,

How To Prove Harassment At Your Job

The word “harassment” is often used loosely in the workplace to describe behavior from another colleague that is undesirable, creating tension and strained relationships. But in order to prove harassment by the legal standard, there is much more to “harassment” than being treated unfairly. Let’s take a look at how you can prove harassment at