Employee Discrimination

Employee Discrimination Attorneys Serving New York

Employees and interns (paid or unpaid) can experience discrimination of many types in the workplace and are protected by Title 8 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, NYC Human Rights Law. Examples of discrimination can include:

  • Denied a promotion due to age, race, gender, gender identity or pregnancy
  • Harassed because of sexual orientation
  • Penalized because of religion
  • Denied employment due to arrest or conviction

We’ve seen these cases and many more, and are committed to helping workers take a stand for their benefit and the benefit of co-workers who may be suffering the same treatment.

We handle only employment law and are fully versed in the relevant state and federal laws protecting your rights. Stop tolerating a discriminatory workplace today. Seek counsel as soon after an incident as possible, under the NYC Human Rights Law, complaints must be filed within one year of the last alleged act of discrimination. Call the Law Offices of Vincent P. White for a free confidential initial consultation.

Types of Workplace Discrimination

No type of discrimination should be tolerated and our employee discrimination attorneys in New York handle all types of claims, including:

  • Age discrimination
  • Race, national origin, alienage or citizenship status discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Religious discrimination

Discrimination can be a very sensitive situation. We handle employment law cases compassionately, so you know that you are understood every step of the way.

  • Gender or gender identity discrimination
  • Marital status discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination and FMLA violations
  • Sexual orientation discrimination, including transgender discrimination and harassment

Additional protections are afforded pertaining to:

  • Arrest or conviction record
  • Status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, and sex offenses
  • Unemployment status
  • Caregiver status
  • Credit history

We also hold accountable employers who violate the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) when deciding on a hiree based on background medical information.

All employees have the right to be treated with respect through the hiring process and after they become employees. If you feel you are a victim of discrimination due to age, race or any other part of your identity, we encourage you to take action. Tell us your story. Together we can identify the discrimination, develop a plan and make a change to move forward.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Vincent P. White have pursued litigation on behalf of our clients in state and federal court, and we have filed claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the New York State Division of Human Rights. We have the experience, knowledge, skills and compassion to get the best results for our clients.

Contact the Job Discrimination Lawyers

You do not have to tolerate a hostile work environment. As an employee, you have rights. And we, at the Law Office of Vincent P. White, work with employees to protect those rights and protect your livelihood. Call us today to schedule your free initial consultation.