When Can You Sue for Wrongful Termination?

When Can You Sue for Wrongful Termination?

If you were recently fired by your employer, you might question whether your employer had the legal right to terminate your employment. In some cases, employers fire workers for illegal reasons or in violation of employment contracts. If you believe that you were fired illegally, the employment attorneys at Swartz Swidler can help you to

What Are the Most Common Types of Harassment in the Workplace?

Workplace harassment is a pervasive problem in workplaces in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and throughout the U.S. Some types of workplace harassment are illegal. You should recognize the different forms of workplace harassment and know the unlawful types. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler might help if you have been the victim of illegal harassment at your

What Conditions Are Covered Under The Americans With Disability Act?

People who have qualifying disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act are protected against discrimination at their jobs. Under the law, private and governmental employers, labor unions, and employment agencies are prohibited from discriminating against people who are disabled in all aspects of employment. The law covers employers in the U.S. that have 15 or

What to Do When Your Employer Discriminates Against You Because of a Disability

Many people who have disabilities face workplace discrimination. If your employer has taken an adverse employment action against you because of your disability, you may have a valid basis to file a claim against your employer. If you want to assert your legal rights against your employer, you must start by filing a discrimination charge

What is the Statute of Limitations for Bringing a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

The statute of limitations refers to the time period someone has to file a claim from the triggering event that gives rise to that claim. Filing a lawsuit during the statute of limitation time period, which can range anywhere from two to fifteen years depending upon the claim and the applicable law, is a very

How To Prove Harassment At Your Job

The word “harassment” is often used loosely in the workplace to describe behavior from another colleague that is undesirable, creating tension and strained relationships. But in order to prove harassment by the legal standard, there is much more to “harassment” than being treated unfairly. Let’s take a look at how you can prove harassment at

Is It Illegal To Give Different Benefits To Male And Female Employees?

Is It Illegal To Give Different Benefits To Male And Female Employees?

Federal equal pay laws prohibit wage discrimination between men and women. Employees who have the same job duties should get the same amount of pay; however, that is not always the case for many workers. In this article, we’ll explain what you need to know about discrimination and benefits for men and women. When most

What Is The Difference Between Workplace Bullying And a Hostile Work Environment?

What Is The Difference Between Workplace Bullying And a Hostile Work Environment?

It can be challenging to work with many different personalities in an office setting; however, there are some offices and workplaces that are more toxic than others. You might even deem your workspace as a “hostile work environment.” Before you seek legal action, read the information provided in this article about workplace bullying and hostile