Employment Discrimination Lawyers
Protect your civil rights
Employment discrimination is a serious matter. You may have a case for discrimination if your employer or workplace treats you differently based on your race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or age. THE YANKOWITZ LAW FIRM Legal Team helps employees recover damages for discrimination in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and nationwide through our affiliated offices across the United States.
Your employer cannot discriminate against anyone in his or her business practices:
- Hiring and firing
- Retirement plans
- Disability leave
- Job advertisements
- Use of company facilities
Discriminatory practices can also result in harassment, retaliation, stereotypes, or treating people differently for their association with people of different races. Contact our office for a free consultation to discuss possible discrimination cases.
We can help sexual harassment victims
Our lawyers understand the sensitivity of sexual harassment. It affects your work and home environment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) explains that harassment can include unwanted sexual advances or other harassing behaviors.
The law does not limit harassment to unwanted behaviors directed at the victim, specifically. Making derogatory comments about your gender can be harassment. The law does not discriminate based on what gender you are, or the gender of your harasser.
When an employer wrongfully terminates you
Wrongful termination occurs when an employer fires you in a way that violates your legal rights. In most cases, an employer can fire an employee at will and the law rarely requires he or she to give a reason.
Nevertheless, there are exceptions:
- Termination to avoid promotions or pay raises
- Termination for filing worker’s compensation claims
- Termination in violation of contractual obligations
- Termination for whistle blowing or reporting unsafe work conditions
- Termination based on discrimination
Our lawyers treat your case with compassion and aggressively fight to uphold your rights. We are available to clients across the U.S. and offer free consultations to discuss your case with a qualified attorney.
Call us at 1-800-LAW-3333 and learn how we can protect your legal rights and help you obtain the justice and compensation you deserve.