You may believe that you have an excellent legal claim against your employer because you have researched your issue and have found a lawyer that you believe is right for your case. When that lawyer says no, you try again. That lawyer also declines to represent you, leaving you to wonder what was wrong. It
Employers who fail to pay all of the wages that their employees have earned have committed a type of theft. There are state and federal labor laws that protect workers, entitling them to receive all of the wages that they are owed for the work that they perform. Workers who are able to prove that
If you believe that your employer has not paid you all that you have earned, you may have the basis to file a legal claim against your employer under state or federal law. Under federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act mandates that you must be paid for every hour that you work, that you
People who learn that individuals or entities are committing fraud against the federal government may be allowed to file qui tam lawsuits. A qui tam lawsuit is a lawsuit that a private citizen may file against the wrongdoer on behalf of the government. The government may intervene or it may not, and the extent of
Justin Swidler has been named one of the best class action attorneys Justin Swidler, one of the partners at Swartz Swidler, LLC, has been named one of the South Jersey best class action attorneys! For more information, please visit: https://sjmagazine.net/e-issue/2016/08/#page/63 Justin Swidler’s first class action case was back in 2011 and it involved a big
U.S. Lags International human rights standards in gender pay gap, maternity leave, and affordable child care.
The U.N sent an expert delegation to United States to gather data and impressions from numerous government agencies, including the Departments of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Justice. The initial findings conclude that women in the United States have “missing rights” compared to the rest of the world.
Pregnant Employees must be granted reasonable accommodations when the employer has provided similar accommodations to other individuals with similar limitations. The United States Supreme Court ruling is a victory for Peggy Young, a former driver for UPS who claimed the package company violated her rights under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). She will now have
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: The class and collective action lawsuit filed against C.R. England earlier this year is becoming a major legal battle between the company’s current and former truck drivers and the company. As of the writing of this article, more than 5,000 C.R. England drivers have filed Consent Forms to join the C.R. England Class Action Lawsuit (as of 11/9/2013). The collective and class action lawsuit, which was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Utah earlier this year, was certified as a collective action in September of 2013.
A former Chili’s employee suffering from a rare medical disability who asserts that Chili’s discriminated against him and failed to accommodate his disability, in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJ LAD) will not be required to arbitrate his claims despite having signed an arbitration agreement at the time of his hire.
Swartz Swidler, LLC, an employment-based law firm located in Cherry Hill, NJ and serving the south Jersey and Philadelphia area, is pleased to announce its newly renovated website is now live. The new website will make it easier to obtain information related to certain cases the Firm files, including Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) actions