Is Pregnancy Considered a Disability?

Is Pregnancy Considered a Disability?

Millions of women in the U.S. experience discrimination based on pregnancy each year. Pregnancy is not a covered disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. However, workplace discrimination based on a worker’s pregnancy status is unlawful under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. This law prohibits employers from making employment decisions based on a worker’s pregnancy. Employers

Will My Severance Prevent Me From Collecting Unemployment?

Will My Severance Prevent Me From Collecting Unemployment?

Some workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania receive severance packages when they are laid off from their jobs. If you received a severance package from your former employer, you might wonder whether you will be able to collect unemployment benefits. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler can review your situation and discuss your rights with you.

How Long Must I Be Employed Before Being Eligible For Unemployment

How Long Must I Be Employed Before Being Eligible For Unemployment?

If you have lost your job in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, you might be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. To receive benefits, you will need to meet the state’s requirements. All states require applicants for unemployment to have recently worked before they became unemployed. The connection to the workplace is measured by earning minimum amounts

Sexual Harassment Definition

Under federal law, sexual harassment can take several forms in the workplace. The workplace sexual harassment definition might include inappropriate comments, demanding sexual favors in exchange for providing work benefits, displaying obscene photos, and other examples. Determining what is illegal harassment and what is acceptable can be difficult. By looking at how the courts and

Who Is Eligible for Unemployment?

While the unemployment insurance program provides an important financial safety net for people who lose their jobs in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. However, not everyone who does not have a job will be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. These benefits are designed to replace a portion of a worker’s wages temporarily while they are out

Can Fired Employees Collect Unemployment?

If you lose your job in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, you might be eligible for unemployment benefits. These benefits are available to people who are temporarily unemployed because of no fault of their own. If you lost your job because of financial reasons, you will qualify as long as you meet the other requirements. However,