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,
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.
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
In most cases that involve discrimination and violations of civil rights, people have the right to file complaints at either the state or federal level. Government agencies are allowed to enforce your rights. After you file a complaint, an investigation will normally be started by the government agency, and it may take action on your