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Understanding Employment Discrimination Laws



Clear legal guidance for New York City victims of workplace discrimination

The history of our country has led to a complex body of laws to protect certain classes of individuals from continued discrimination. Interpreting the statutes and applying the case law can become confusing quickly.  There are different standards of proof and evidentiary needs depending on the type of discriminatory action you file. At Hepworth, Gershbaum & Roth, PLLC, our New York City employment law attorneys understand discrimination laws and how to apply them to your legal matter. We are here to discuss your situation and advise you on the pros and cons of any course of action you decide to take.

When do New York City employees become victims of workplace discrimination?

Discrimination is still a major issue in our society and workforce. Our New York City discrimination attorneys have witnessed discrimination occurring in every possible phase of employment. The phase of employment during which you are discriminated has an impact on the damages you ultimately recover. The difficulty in these cases is recognizing when it has occurred and when you have a reasonable ability to recover damages for being discriminated against. When you come to our New York City employment law firm, we help you understand what happened and what options you have in your pursuit of justice. You may have been the victim of discrimination in any of these employment situations:

  • As an applicant

  • As an interviewee

  • When seeking a promotion

  • When getting considered for additional benefits

  • During layoffs

  • When receiving discipline

  • When retiring

  • If fired

  • During annual reviews

Enhancing your understanding of New York’s employment discrimination laws

Discrimination occurs whenever an employer uses an illegal grounds to contribute as the basis for the treatment of any employee. Both direct and indirect discriminatory actions are illegal. Out New York City employment law attorneys are compassionate and responsive to your needs throughout your employment discrimination lawsuit. Our job is to inform you of your rights as a victim of discrimination and act as your relentless advocate throughout the legal process.

Call our New York City employment discrimination attorneys today for a free initial consultation

Employment discrimination is a problem that continues. At Hepworth, Gershbaum & Roth, PLLC, our New York City employment law attorneys have the knowledge and experience you need when facing a discrimination case. We offer free initial consultations. Call our office at 212-545-1199 or contact us online to schedule an appointment today.




Contact an employment law attorney in New York today for a free initial consultation and determine whether you have a case. For a free initial consultation, you can contact us online or by phone.

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