New Yorkers work hard. Although most employers appreciate that hard work and value their employees, some do not. Some employers choose to ignore their employees’ work and the rights their employees hold under the law. These workers are often shortchanged by being denied proper wages and benefits that are afforded to them by state and federal labor laws. When employee rights are compromised, this is when our Westchester County law firm steps in.
Although wage claims, denials of benefits and even wrongful terminations are often at the heart of employees’ rights cases, violations of their civil rights can also create trouble. Civil rights violations are typically acts of workplace discrimination based on race, age, sex, sexual orientation and so on. We know what this discrimination looks like, and workers who face these issues can expect sound legal representation from our lawyers as we pursue a favorable outcome.
Our law firm has more than two decades of experience in handling employment-related discrimination cases, not just in New York but also in the Tri-State area. We are well-versed in the nuances of state and federal statutes like the American Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. We are also experienced in dealing with labor unions and can effectively negotiate collective-bargaining agreements and their enforcement.
However, besides making sure that employees get what they rightfully deserve, we also go to the root of the problem. We extend our legal services to employers so they fully understand their legal obligations and prevent them from trampling on employees’ rights. Our approach is practical real-world guidance. We assess the characteristics of the workplace and the possible risks it may hold. Our skilled lawyers help update policies and train personnel in effectively handling processes such as hiring, overtime, employment issues and dealing with complaints.