Employment Discrimination Lawyers
Suffolk County Employment Discrimination Lawyer Serving Clients in New York
Employment discrimination attorneys represent employees in Suffolk County in a wide variety of discrimination cases, from sexual harassment or discrimination on the basis of race to violations of state or federal wage and hour laws. Whether you have been subject to employment discrimination in the hiring or promotion process, or you believe you were wrongfully terminated for discriminatory reasons, our experienced Suffolk County employment discrimination lawyers can assess your case and can discuss potential remedies with you today.
Sexual Harassment in Suffolk County
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that is prohibited under New York State Human Rights Law and under federal law through Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment generally takes one of two forms in the workplace:
- Sexual harassment creates a hostile or offensive work environment; or
- Sexual harassment takes the form of quid pro quo harassment.
Employment Discrimination in Suffolk County
Employment discrimination is a broad term that can encompass varied forms of harassment in the Suffolk County workplace. Discrimination on any of the following bases is prohibited under state and federal law:
- National Origin
- Sexual orientation;
- Gender identity;
- Marital status;
- Criminal record history; and/or
- Genetic information.
Within these categories, state and federal law protect against harassment, retaliation, and other unlawful actions related to prohibited discrimination.
Queens and Long Island
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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