Nassau County Employment Discrimination Lawyers
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 an employment lawyer in Nassau County.
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Labor Employment Lawyers in Queens and Long Island
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At Ricotta & Marks, P.C., we represent employees in a broad spectrum of legal matters, including:
Wage & Hour Disputes
At Ricotta & Marks, P.C., employment law is our sole focus. We have represented teachers facing a broad spectrum of legal issues and we are committed to protecting teachers’ rights. To learn more, please do not hesitate to contact us and schedule a free initial and confidential consultation at our Queens or Long Island offices today.
Sometimes these “Jekyll and Hyde” switches occur because a superior learned something about a subordinate that then caused him or her to have a negative bias, like the employee was of a certain religion or sexual orientation. Sometimes the reason is more obvious, like a bias against people of a certain race, being male or female, a woman becoming pregnant or people with disabilities.
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