Is Pregnancy A Disability Under The ADA?

For generations, women have been participating in the workforce. Despite the presence of women in the workplace, laws about how pregnant women should be treated at work continue to evolve. The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided a case that focused on safe working conditions for pregnant women. Following the decision, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

What Is Bereavement Leave?

If you have recently lost a loved one, you might be granted bereavement leave by your employer. This type of leave allows you to take time to make funeral arrangements, attend your loved one’s funeral, and to take care of certain post-death tasks. While a large number of employers offer this type of leave to

How Many Hours Per Week Is Part-Time?

How Many Hours Per Week Is Part-Time?

In New Jersey, determining what constitutes a part-time job is not straightforward. There isn’t a law that defines what part-time work is, and the determination is instead left up to employers. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler can answer questions about whether workers should be considered to be part-time workers at their particular jobs. Defining part-time