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The workplace is supposed to be a neutral and safe place for individuals to fulfill the duties of their occupation without any sort of harassment or discrimination from coworkers or employers. Likewise, workers in the United States are afforded several rights under both federal and state laws, such as the right to be paid on-time for hours worked, the right to periodic rest breaks, and more. Unfortunately, these rights are not always honored, with many employees still facing discriminatory and illegal treatment from employers each year.
At The Law Office of John A. Scola, PLLC our New York employment lawyers have been fighting to protect the rights of employees for more than 15 years. If you have been harassed, discriminated against, unfairly compensated, or retaliated against for whistleblowing, our team of knowledgeable advocates can provide the aggressive and results-oriented legal representation you need to maximize your chances of securing a favorable outcome for your case.
We provide powerful representation for the following types of cases:
- Age discrimination
- Disability discrimination
- Pregnancy discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Race/national origin discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Wage and overtime claims
- Whistleblower claims
- Wrongful termination
There are numerous laws which protect employees from not only harassment and discrimination but also from retaliation if they should speak up against their mistreatment. Our team of legal professionals understand the intricacies of these laws and can use our expertise to craft a custom-tailored legal strategy on your behalf.
You may have grounds to take legal action if your employer violated any of the following regulations:
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employees are protected against discrimination in hiring or advancement on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967: This law added to the protections under Title VII by forbidding employment discrimination based on age, specifically older workers.
Americans with Disabilities Act: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunities in the workplace for all individuals regardless of their physical abilities. This includes building regulations, accommodations, and laws to ensure disabled individual are not subject to wrongful exclusion in any form.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) supports individuals who have been harassed or discriminated against in the workplace by enforcing federal employment laws. The EEOC handles claims related to denial of employment or promotions due to any protected characteristic.
Taking a stand against your employer can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you cannot afford to lose your job. With that being said, most employment violations will only continue to occur until you speak up. At The Law Office of John A. Scola, PLLC our New York employment lawyers can help level the playing field on your behalf and ensure your voice is heard. Whether you are seeking compensation or specific performance from your employer for your mistreatment, we have what it takes to maximize your chances of securing a favorable outcome.
We proudly offer free consultations to all who approach us for assistance. Schedule yours today to get started towards building your case.
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