If you are preparing to file a charge of discrimination against your employer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, you might wonder what will happen. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler can walk you through the process so that you have a better idea of what you might expect. What happens after you file a discrimination
Pennsylvania and New Jersey workers and applicants are protected against age discrimination under federal law if they are ages 40 or older. In New Jersey, workers are also protected against age discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination regardless of their ages other than some exceptions for workers who are younger than 18 or
An amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act protects women from discrimination based on their pregnancies, related medical conditions, or childbirth. Women who are pregnant or who have related medical conditions have to be treated the same way as other workers who have similar limitations or abilities.
Some people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are harassed over the internet. If you are the victim of harassment online, there are some steps that the attorneys at Swartz Swidler recommend that you take so that you can end the harassment and avoid future incidents. Online harassment There are two main categories of online harassment,
Workers are protected from workplace discrimination because of their color or race under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Despite this law, race- and color-based employment discrimination continues to occur. If you have been the victim of unlawful discrimination at your job because of the color of your skin or your race,
Workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are protected under several federal laws against discrimination based on their protected characteristics. Despite these laws, there are certain discriminatory practices that commonly happen in workplaces. Here is some information from the attorneys at Swartz Swidler about the common types of discriminatory acts that might occur at your workplace.
It is common for people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to confuse the terms employment law and labor law. While these areas of law both deal with the employment arena, they are separate areas of law that address different issues. The employment law attorneys at Swartz Swidler may help you to understand your legal issue
New Jersey employees are able to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave if they are eligible under both state and federal law. The federal Family Medical Leave Act and the New Jersey Family Leave Act are similar, but it is important that you understand how these laws differ. The employment lawyers at Swartz
If you believe that you have been discriminated against by your employer because of your age, it is important for you to understand what constitutes age discrimination as well as how you can prove that it occurred. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler can review your situation and explain whether it appears that what happened was
Discrimination in the workplace is illegal under federal and state laws if it is based on a protected characteristic and your employer is covered. If you were discriminated against on the basis of a characteristic such as your gender, age, disability, race, color, national origin or religion, it is important for you to understand how