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WRONGFUL TERMINATION
While human rights laws in New York City and New York State provide that workers are employed "at-will" – meaning you may be fired at any time, for any reason, or for no reason at all.
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RETALIATION
The New York State Human Rights Law, New York City Human Rights Law, and several federal laws, including but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
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SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Unwelcome sexual conduct directed at one employee by another, regardless of gender, and includes inappropriate joking or touching, requesting sexual favors, or any other harassment that is sexual in nature.
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RACE, GENDER, & AGE DISCRIMINATION
It is illegal under both city, state and federal law for an employer to discriminate against you on the basis of your race, gender, or age. It can also be illegal to discriminate against you on the basis of your criminal history.
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BACKGROUND CHECK DISCRIMINATION
Whether you are applying for a new job or you are already an employee of a company, more and more employers are conducting background checks.
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DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
It is illegal under both state, city and federal law for an employer to discriminate against you on the basis of a disability. If your employer has discriminated against you on the basis of your disability, they may have violated the law.
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PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION
If you believe that an employer has terminated you, refused to hire you, disciplined or demoted you because of pregnancy, you should contact Fitapelli & Schaffer to schedule a free consultation.
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SEVERANCE NEGOTIATION
Severance agreements generally provide an employee with additional compensation in exchange for the release of any and all claims that may have arisen during their employment.
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WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIMS
While employed, you may witness instances of wrongdoing in the workplace or may be asked to engage in wrongdoing and may wonder whether there is anything you can do about it.
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BREACH OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS
Not all employees are deemed "at-will" and one exception to the "at-will" classification are those employees hired pursuant to an employment contract.
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NEGOTIATING EMPLOYEE CONTRACTS
Contracts outline the relative duties and expectations of both you and your employer. The terms and conditions of these agreements are relevant both during the employment period and after the employment relationship is over.
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FAILURE TO PAY COMMISSIONS
If you have not been paid within a reasonable amount of time or if your employer has failed to pay you your proper commission, you may have a claim against your employer for unpaid wages and commissions.
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