New York Employment Discrimination Attorney Serving Clients in Nassau County
Many different forms of employment discrimination are unlawful in Nassau County workplaces under state and federal law. From unlawful discrimination on the basis of a protected identity characteristic like sex or race to unfair treatment due to age or disability, it is critical to seek advice from our Nassau County employment discrimination lawyers. Our firm routinely assists clients with a wide variety of workplace discrimination cases that include discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, age, disability, gender, as well as workplace harassment issues such as sexual harassment. The firm also represents individuals with respect to education law claims, wrongful termination, unlawful retaliation, as well as wage and hour disputes.
Nassau County Sexual Harassment Claims
It is important for Nassau County employees to know that unlawful sexual harassment can give rise to a claim even if you are not the target of the harassment, and even if it is a client or customer who engages in the harassing behavior.
Employment Discrimination in Nassau County Workplaces
Many different laws exist in New York to protect Nassau County employees against unlawful employment discrimination or retaliation. Both state and federal laws provide different forms of protection against discrimination in the workplace, and those laws include but are not limited to:
- New York State Human Rights Law;
- New York Labor Law;
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA); and
- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
New York state law also expressly provides protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Wage & Hour Disputes in Nassau County
Wage and hour disputes can arise under New York Labor Law or the Fair Labor Standards Act. If you have not been paid the minimum wage, or if your paycheck does not accurately reflect the hours you worked or overtime pay you are owed, you should seek advice from our Nassau County employment lawyers.
Nassau County Education Law Claims in Workplaces
Teachers and other educators have rights against employment discrimination in the workplace. Depending upon the institution and the nature of the employment, educators are subject to protections from discrimination, harassment, or retaliation through New York State Human Rights Law, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and even the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution.
Claims for Wrongful Termination in a Nassau County Workplace
Any time an employee is terminated for reasons rooted in discrimination or retaliation, that termination is unlawful and the employee can seek a variety of remedies. With help from our employment discrimination attorneys in Nassau County, you may be eligible for the following remedies after a successful wrongful termination case:
- Back pay;
- Reinstatement at your job;
- Attorney’s fees; and
- Other damages.
Contact R&M’s Nassau County Employment Discrimination Lawyers Today
If you have faced any kind of discrimination in the workplace, from unfair treatment at work to wrongful termination, our experienced Nassau County employment discrimination attorneys can assist you. We have spent years representing clients in complex and difficult employment discrimination cases, and we know how critical it is for you to win your claim. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us to learn more about how we can help. Contact Ricotta & Marks, P.C. or give us a call at (347) 464-8694 for more information about the services we provide.