Employees have certain rights under federal and state laws. Employers, for instance, cannot discriminate on the basis of many factors including race, religion or national origin.
Employers can also be liable for subjecting employees to a hostile work environment or sexual harassment. Employers must follow certain laws pertaining to wages and payment, including payment for overtime.
Employment lawyers in Rockland County, New York typically represent employees who have been treated unfairly or wrongly by their employers and seek to be compensated.
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 Rockland County, NY - The Rockland County Bar Association in New City, NY, sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service. The service helps individuals and businesses find an attorney throughout New City, New York, and the surrounding areas of Rockland County. Last year, the LRS made more than 1,500 referrals to private attorneys who participate in the program. The service carefully pre-screens the local attorneys for their good standing with the state bar and experience in the needed practice area of the law. In exchange for a $50 fee you will receive a 30 minute consultation with the attorney to discuss your legal concerns and the attorney fees for additional representation.