Connecticut Employment Law Attorneys
Our Connecticut Employment Law Attorneys at Carey & Associates, P.C. represents employees and executives in employment law and severance negotiation-related matters in Connecticut and nationwide. If you feel you are being discriminated against in the workplace, wrongfully discharged, or sexually harassed, or if you are stuck in a hostile working environment, have an employment contract or severance agreement to be reviewed, we want to help. Give us a call today at (203) 255-4150 and speak with one of our experienced Connecticut employment law attorneys to discuss how we can help you with your case or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We help clients located in New York, Manhattan, Westchester County, Connecticut, Fairfield County, and nationwide with their current employment situations.
CONNECTICUT EMPLOYMENT LAW ATTORNEY
Our law firm has the privilege of exploring the work and career challenges our clients face every day. We have a very good attorney-client relationship and will make sure that we collaborate with clients to find realistic and cost-effective solutions that do not involve litigation and taking things to the federal court. Although we litigate every day, we strongly encourage clients and employers to talk through their employment disputes, severance negotiations, employment discrimination, unpaid overtime, and the like before considering litigation.
In our roles when it comes to employment law cases, we wear many hats. We are the private coaches who provide leadership and direction to resolve client employment disputes. We also represent employers and act as our client’s human resource director, providing quick answers about company policies, benefits, and compensation. We are taskmasters in our handling of each and every aspect of the client’s employment litigation and appellate work. Finally, employment lawyers are the storytellers of our client’s personalized narrative to the company, the court, and ultimately the jury in all cases, especially sexual harassment cases.
SEVERANCE NEGOTIATION ATTORNEY IN CONNECTICUT
We provide immediate legal advice concerning Severance Agreements. If you were just fired, need help understanding your severance agreement, and need your legal rights protected, our lawyers in Connecticut are skilled and experienced with Severance Agreements and Severance Negotiations with all major employers and will make sure that you receive fair treatment.
NON-COMPETITION AND NON-SOLICITATION AGREEMENTS
As Connecticut Employment Law Attorneys we cannot stand non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and make every attempt to remove or void them whenever possible. These agreements are unduly restrictive and hurt employees and the economy. No employee ever voluntarily agreed to these agreements, they are forced on our clients on a take or leave it basis. Our clients never negotiated the terms of the non-compete and often had very little time to review them long-term. We often file suit in court to declare the agreements void because they are unreasonable in their time frame, overreaching on their geographic scope, and just simply restricting our clients from working in their chosen profession.
RACIAL AND NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION
It is illegal to treat employees differently because of their race and is illegal to treat employees differently because of their national origin. This is known as workplace discrimination and should never be tolerated. It is rare to hear comments of a racial tone and more common to find subsurface discrimination taking the form of disparate treatment favoring one race or national origin over another. As employment lawyers in Connecticut, it is our job to prosecute illegal racial and national origin discrimination in the workplace.
WAGE AND OVERTIME CLAIMS
You have a legal right to be paid the federal and state minimum wage and to receive overtime compensation for all hours over forty hours per week. Employees must keep track of their hours if they believe they are not receiving the correct level of pay, as many employers may not. We also see the misclassification of employees as salaried workers who should be paid hourly. Contact one of our Connecticut employment law attorneys today.
SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION (LGBTQ)
It is now illegal for employers and co-workers to discriminate against you at work due to your sexual orientation and transgender status. Although attitudes are slow to change, you can be assured that your rights will be protected when you work with our lawyers at Carey & Associates, P.C. Contact us today for a free consultation.
FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE
Under state and federal law, employees are allowed to take family medical leave for up to 12 weeks and sometimes longer under various state laws. All you need is a medical condition or a family member who is affected by a medical condition to obtain a leave of absence. But do not stay out too long because your job will not be protected after 12 weeks. Carey & Associates, P.C. have super lawyers who understand the entire process and can make it easy to understand your case.
WRONGFUL TERMINATION FROM EMPLOYMENT
Wrongful termination is a commonly used phrase that refers to a variety of circumstances where the employee claims a violation of state and federal anti-discrimination laws, violation of state and federal whistle-blower protection laws, and breach of employment contracts. You will need to hire an experienced employment law attorney in Connecticut to review your factual narrative to determine if you have a claim. Carey & Associates, P.C. will investigate your claim and develop a strategy to present the case to the employer in an attempt to reach a resolution. We also develop the case for litigation in the event early settlement discussions fail.
Once you have complained about discrimination you have engaged in what is referred to as œprotected activity. Any adverse action that your employer takes against you after this point could be used to demonstrate that it was taken in retaliation for your engaging in this protected activity. Contact our employment lawyers today.
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAW RESOURCES FOR YOU
For more information about employment discrimination please refer to the following sources on the internet: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities.
- Employment Counseling
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Disability Discrimination
- Age Discrimination
- Severance Negotiations
- Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination
- Connecticut Executive Compensation Lawyers
- Racial Discrimination
- Wage and Overtime Claims
- Sexual Orientation and Transgender (LGBTQ)
- Whistleblower Protection
- Family Medical Leave Act
- Pension and Disability Benefits Litigation
- Employment Defamation
- Religious Discrimination
- Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Agreements
- Wrongful Termination
- Retaliation Discrimination
Mark and his team at Carey & Associates are incredibly knowledgeable about Employment Law and have walked me through every step of the way. Their approach and guidance has been extremely effective in dealing with my case. They instill a sense of confidence by laying out the facts, caselaw, and risk assessment to help make well informed decisions. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for an Employment Attorney.
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