Labor and Employment Attorneys Protecting Your Rights as an Employee in Long Island, New York City, & Westchester County
Feeling safe and protected at your workplace is a key component that every employee deserves across the world. In order to do your job properly, these protections should always be in place and should never be infringed upon. However, many employers still look the other way when it comes to harassment and discrimination in the workplace. For victims of harassment and discrimination in the workplace, it may be a struggle to work in an unsafe environment every day. Even worse, the fear of retaliation if you voice your concerns may keep you from ever taking action and alleviating your situation.
If you or a loved one have faced harassment or discrimination at work, you may be entitled to compensation for any damages that you have incurred. Our labor and employment law firm in Long Island, New York can assist you in upholding your rights as an employee and get you the justice you deserve. Whether you are being harassed or discriminated against or being retaliated against, call our law firm today at 1-855-RIZZUTO or (516) 622-0606 to get the representation you need going forward.
What Types of Labor & Employment Cases Can a Lawyer Help Me With?
Labor and employment law is vast and encompasses a wide range of potential cases. Over the years, the employment attorneys at our law firm have handled many diverse labor and employment-related cases, including:
- Disability discrimination
- Sex discrimination
- Race discrimination
- National origin discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Age discrimination
- Workplace harassment
- Wrongful termination
- Whistleblower claims
- Employment contracts and disputes
- Wage/hour disputes
- Civil rights violations
- Sexual harassment
- Sexual assault and violence
- Racial harassment
No matter what your needs are, our New York City, Westchester & Long Island law firm is dedicated to protecting employees just like you with any labor and employment-related issues you are facing. You have rights as an employee, and you should do whatever you can to protect them. Get in touch with an attorney for personal injury today to get started on your road to justice.
Why Would I Be Eligible to Recover Damages for My Case?
Harassment, discrimination, and other types of employment and labor violations are not victimless. In fact, these infringements on your rights as an employee can hurt you in multiple ways. Our law firm can help you recover damages for a variety of reasons including economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages can include lost wages for both the past and the future. In many cases, discrimination or retaliation can lead to you being passed up for promotions or incentives that you earned. Being passed up for those can affect you financially. We aim to recover damages for any income you might have lost as a result of cut hours and any promotions you may have missed out on. Likewise, we can also work to recover damages for any emotional distress or pain and suffering you have experienced as a result of your workplace harassment or discrimination.
Is Hiring a Labor and Employment Lawyer Worth It?
A key factor in your potential employment and labor case is proving negligence on behalf of your employer. This means if you have been discriminated against or harassed at your place of work, having evidence that proves it is essential to getting the justice you deserve. A labor and employment lawyer like the ones at our Long Island law firm can investigate your claims and gather evidence and information that can help you get the compensation you deserve for your case. Evidence such as emails, videos, photos, messages, and testimony can be used to bring your employer to justice.
What are the Next Steps I Should Take Regarding My Potential Case?
Although you may feel intimidated by your employer, taking action against them can not only put an end to the harassment and discrimination you have been facing but can also get you compensated for any damages you have incurred as a result. Contact our Long Island employment law firm today at 1-855-RIZZUTO or (516) 622-0606 for more information about how we can help you with your potential case. We represent clients and handle cases throughout New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk County on Long Island.