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Discrimination

There’s no doubt about it. Discrimination is a nasty word. Unfortunately, however, discrimination is alive and well, and it often rears its ugly head in the workplace. Employment discrimination is rarely out in the open. Often, this kind of discrimination is subtle and hard to detect, but for those who are its victims, it’s all too real.

 

New York discrimination attorney Harley Fastman is well-versed in the subtleties of employment discrimination and is eager to assist anyone who believes they are being treated differently or unfairly due to age, gender, religion, race or national origin, sexual orientation, a disability, or pregnancy. Our team of legal experts knows the laws that exist to protect workers from such discriminatory treatment and will work with you to discover all the facts, determine if your case is viable, and develop a suit that will address this wrongdoing.

 

New York discrimination attorneys like Harley Fastman have tried numerous discrimination cases and know that employers often find clever ways to mask discrimination of all kinds. Older employees, for example, may find that younger workers are being compensated at a higher level for the same work. That’s discrimination. Women may find that an employer offers benefits to the spouse and children of male employees but not the families of female employees. That’s discrimination. Workers who are of a different national origin may find themselves in a hostile work environment. That’s discrimination. A pregnant woman may discover that she’s being overlooked for promotions for which she is well-qualified. That’s discrimination.

 

In fact, laws state that employers cannot discriminate against employees in any matters involving:

 

  • Compensation
  • Promotion or transfer
  • Hiring
  • Firing
  • Layoffs or forced retirement
  • Testing
  • Benefits including health/medical insurance and retirement plans (401K, etc.)
  • Disability leave/severance

 

At the Law Offices of New York discrimination lawyer Harley Fastman, we recognize that discrimination comes in all shapes and sizes. If you believe that the treatment you are receiving in the workplace is indicative of discriminative practices, it’s a good idea to seek legal assistance promptly. Quick action results in quicker results and the ability to move on to a new and better work environment.

 

For more information, contact experienced New York discrimination lawyer, Harley Fastman, by calling 516-437-7300 for a FREE CONSULTATION or filling out the FREE CASE REVIEW form today!