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

Can I Quit My Job While on Medical Leave?

Some employees who take medical leave from work question whether they should return. Some employees might want to quit their jobs while they are out on leave. There are several things you should consider when you are thinking about quitting your job, including practical matters and legal issues. The first concern will likely be your

What Does My Workers Compensation Settlement Cover?

If you were injured while working at your job in New Jersey, you can file a claim with your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier. Employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to protect employees who are injured at work or develop occupational diseases as a result of their working conditions. Here is some information

What Is the First Step for Someone Experiencing Harassment?

Unfortunately, some employees in New Jersey suffer harassment based on their protected characteristics at work. Harassment is a form of illegal discrimination and should not be tolerated by employers. If you are being harassed at work based on your protected characteristics, it is important to understand your rights. Here is what you should know about

What Are Examples of Victimization?

Some employees who work in New Jersey are victimized at work. Unfortunately, some people don’t recognize that there is a problem until victimization has already occurred. Supervisors should know the signs of workplace victimization to protect their employees. Here is what you need to understand about this problem from the attorneys at Swartz Swidler. Understanding