Steps of a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Most people are employed at will in New Jersey and almost all other states. At-will employment means that an employer can decide to terminate an employee whenever the employer wants and for nearly any reason. However, employers can’t legally fire employees for unlawful reasons. When an employer’s reason for firing an employee violates a statute,

Will a Lawyer Take Your Employment Discrimination Case?

If you think that your employer has treated you differently than other employees because of your protected characteristics, you might have grounds to file a discrimination claim. If you have evidence to support your suspicions, an employment discrimination attorney at Swartz Swidler will likely want to speak with you to evaluate your potential case. Here

What Is The Meaning Of Undue Hardship?

Applicants and employees who are disabled are protected against employment discrimination based on their disabling conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Disabled workers can ask for reasonable accommodations that can help them perform the tasks of their jobs. Determining whether or not a requested accommodation is reasonable can be a sticking point for

What Are 4 Types Of Discrimination?

Most people know that discrimination refers to being treated unfairly as compared to how others are treated. While discrimination might be unfair, it is not always illegal. Unlawful discrimination occurs in the workplace when someone is discriminated against based on their protected characteristics, and this type of discrimination can happen at any time during the

New 2022 Minimum Wages and Minimum Salaries NJ

New 2022 Minimum Wages and Minimum Salaries NJ

While most employers in the U.S. are required to comply with the minimum wage and salary requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, employers located in states with higher minimum wages must instead comply with the more generous state laws instead of the federal minimum wage law. Under federal law, employers must pay a

How To Sue For FMLA Violations

Many New Jersey employees work for employers that are covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Employees who meet the eligibility requirements are entitled to unpaid time off from work for qualifying reasons, including their serious health conditions, care for seriously ill immediate family members, and more. A covered employer must provide