If you have a claim for employment discrimination, you might wonder how long your case will take. Employment discrimination cases can be complex, and how long your claim might take will depend on multiple factors. The length of your case will depend on the experience and skill of your attorney, the particular details of your
Workplace discrimination is unlawful when it is based on a person’s protected characteristics. The Equal Opportunity Act of 2010 identifies 18 different personal characteristics that are illegal bases of discrimination at work. Employers may not discriminate against workers in all of the stages of employment, including recruitment, interviews, hiring decisions, bonuses, promotions, discipline, and terminations.
Over the fast few years, an increasing number of disability discrimination claims have been filed. These types of cases may involve complex issues that can involve such things as pregnancy and workers’ compensation. It is important for you to understand your rights and how you can prove that you were targeted for unlawful disability discrimination.
It can be frustrating to work at a company in which the supervisors or managers regularly show favoritism to some workers over others. While showing favoritism at work is a poor management practice, it is not necessarily illegal. Favoritism causes other employees to feel resentful, and they may be disincentivized from providing good work. Favoritism
Being treated differently from other employees at your job may be legal or illegal, depending on the reason that your employer treats you differently. In the employment context, differential treatment often means that an employer treats a group of employees differently from other groups because of specific characteristics that they are unable to change. If
If you are fired from your job, it can be upsetting. When you believe that you were fired from your job because of your size or weight, it might also be discriminatory in nature. The employment law attorneys at Swartz Swidler advocate for people who have been the victims of unlawful discrimination and can explain
Beginning with the passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act in 2009, workplace discrimination that is based on a worker’s genetics is against the law. Employers are not allowed to require, disclose, purchase, or request a prospective or current employee’s genetic information or to make decisions based on genetic information. It is also illegal to
Workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are protected from employment discrimination at their jobs under multiple federal laws. Anti-discrimination laws protect workers during all of the phases of their jobs, including the advertisements, interviews, during their jobs and during terminations. The agency that is tasked with enforcing these laws is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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
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,