What Is the EEOC

What Is the EEOC?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain protected characteristics, including race, religion, national origin, color, and gender. The law also created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which is the federal agency which is tasked with interpreting and enforcing the laws that prohibit discrimination. The attorneys at

What Is Workplace Retaliation?

Workers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are protected under federal and state anti-discrimination laws. While you might understand that you are protected against harassment and discrimination based on your protected status, you might be unaware that these laws also protect you from retaliation. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler are able to review what has happened

Hazing In The Workplace

When you were young, you were likely told that bullying ceases to be a problem when you become an adult. Unfortunately, however, some workplace cultures are rife with hazing and bullying behavior. While bullying is not illegal for adults, it can cross the line into illegality in some situations. If you are experiencing problematic bullying,

What Is Reasonable Accommodation?

Employers that are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act must provide reasonable accommodations to workers who have disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are modifications to the work environment that allow the worker to perform his or her job. Workers are required to demonstrate that they have a mental or physical disability that causes a substantial impairment