Under state and federal laws, if your employer fails to properly compensate you for time on the job, you can seek damages in a wage and hour claim.
If you have been the victim of discrimination in the workplace and want to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries, you must first file a charge with your local Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) office or via the New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR).
Even with heightened awareness, sexual harassment is still far too common in the workplace.
If you believe you have been the victim of workplace discrimination do to race, gender, age disability, veteran status, or any other protected class, you want an experienced attorney to help you protect your rights, get compensation for the wrongful treatment, and put a stop to the discrimination.
If you are injured or suffering from an illness, and you believe that you may not be able to work for at least one year because of your condition, you may be entitled to benefits through the Social Security Administration.
If you work for a governmental body in New York and you have been hurt on the job, you may be able to take an early retirement and receive benefits under the state’s retirement system. These benefits can be recovered in addition to any workers’ compensation or Social Security awards.