New York Employment Law Attorneys
Our New York Employment Attorneys at Carey & Associates, P.C. represents employees and executives in employment law and severance negotiation related matters in New York, Connecticut and nationwide. If you feel you are being discriminated against in the workplace, wrongfully discharged, 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 (914) 705-5427 and speak with one of our experienced New York Employment 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, Connecticut and nationwide with their current employment situations.
NEW YORK EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEYS
Our New York Employment Attorneys have the privilege of exploring the work and career challenges our clients face every day. We collaborate with clients to find realistic and cost-effective solutions that do not involve litigation. Although we litigate every day, we strongly encourage clients and employers to talk through their contract disputes, severance negotiations, employment discrimination and the like before considering litigation.
In our roles as NY Employment Lawyers, we wear many hats. We are the private coaches who provide leadership and direction to resolve client employment issues. We also act as our client’s personal human resource director, providing quick answers about company policies, benefits, and compensation. We are task masters in our handling of each and every aspect of the clients’ employment litigation and appellate work. Finally, we are the storytellers of our clients personalized narrative to the company, the court and ultimately the jury.
SEVERANCE NEGOTIATION ATTORNEY IN NEW YORK
We provide immediate legal advice concerning Severance Agreements. If you were just fired, and need help understanding your severance agreement, we are New York Employment Attorneys skilled and experienced with Severance Agreements and Severance Negotiations with all major employers.
NON-COMPETITION AND NON-SOLICITATION AGREEMENTS
As New York Employment 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 restrict 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 national origin. 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 New York Employment Attorneys 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 misclassification of employees as salaried workers who should be paid hourly. Contact one of our New York Employment 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 New York Employment Attorneys at Carey & Associates, P.C. Contact us today.
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 New York Employment Attorneys today.
Age Discrimination Employment Attorneys
If you are over age 40 you are protected against discrimination based on your age. Employers cannot condition your job based on your age, but they always do. We know this and have discovered all the nuances of how age discrimination occurs, we can see the patterns in every story. A majority of age claims occur to employees ages 50-65, this is the age range when companies view these employees as too expensive from a compensation and benefits perspective. Like clockwork, employees will build trumped up subjective complaints about well-regarded employees and replace them with substantially younger ones. But beware, not all state and federal age discrimination laws are the same. Under federal law, employees must demonstrate that their age was the primary reason why they were fired or otherwise adversely treated. Think 85% or better that your age was the issue. However, under many state laws, the burden is much lower, employees must only show their age was a substantial motivating factor in the employer’s decision making. Think of a 51% chance or better that your age was the issue.
Disability Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation Employment Attorneys
Carey & Associates, P.C. has been handling disability discrimination and accommodation claims for more than twenty five years. If you are disabled and your employer is treating you differently because of your disability or your need for reasonable accommodation, we can level the playing field with your employer. We believe in keeping clients employed and we will try any strategy to achieve this goal.
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 New York State Division of Human Rights.
- 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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