Is Favoritism in the Workplace Illegal

Is Favoritism in the Workplace Illegal?

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

What is Differential Treatment

What is Differential Treatment?

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

Beginner’s Guide To Federal Discrimination Laws in the Workplace

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.

Common Discriminatory Practices In The Workplace

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.

How to Prove Age Discrimination

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