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Understanding your employee rights regarding discrimination

| Sep 30, 2015 | Employee Rights |

 

The rights of employees are not always honored in workplaces in America today. Most businesses understand that employees are an important part of the entity’s overall success, and it is the business’s responsibility to assure that their employees are treated with respect and without discrimination, and that they are not exposed to working in an unsafe work environment.

But, for many companies the sole objective to be in operation is to make money. Occasionally, that may mean cutting corners when it comes to keeping a safe working environment, or perhaps employing an unruly or underqualified supervisor who is violating an employee’s rights, or a co-worker who is biased or is guilty of sexual harassment.

When such violations occur, it is often difficult for an employee to prove the allegations. And, considering the power and financial resources available to many employers, a worker may feel as though there is a significant disadvantage. It is at these times that a worker may want to consider exploring all of the available legal options.

With offices in Westchester County, New York, and New Jersey, our team of law professionals at Mitchell Pollack & Associates, PLLC, is here to serve employees in the tri-state area with concerns or issues related to varying aspects of employment law. With offices in Tarrytown, New York, and Mahwah, New Jersey, we are here to help with all aspects of employment law cases, from wrongful termination to employment discrimination and sexual harassment, to whistleblower claims or contract disputes. We have been proudly serving clients since 1989, and we strive to help our clients achieve a positive result.