Federal and state laws prevent employment discrimination in New York County, New York for certain protected classes.
Under federal law, an employer may not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age.
In many states, it is also illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination could mean unfair hiring practices, creating a hostile work environment or unfair promotion schemes.
Contact a employment discrimination law attorney in New York County, New York to discuss your case.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
Lawyer Referral Service in New York City - The New York City Bar Association ("NYCBA") established a Lawyer Referral Service ("LRS") in 1946. For more than 65 years, the LRS has helped individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney throughout the five boroughs of New York City.The NYCBA LRS is the oldest lawyer referral program in the State of New York. In exchange for a $35 consultation fee, you are entitled to a 30 minute consultation to discuss your case with a local attorney. The fee is waived for personal injury, medical malpractice, state workers' compensation or a Social Security Disability case.