Were You Denied a Job or Promotion Because of Your Gender? America has made a lot of progress since the days of “Help Wanted – Female” ads. Unfortunately, in many industries, the so-called “glass ceiling” still persists. Some employers still resist hiring or promoting female employees purely because of their gender. This prevents women from…

Many Americans are already aware of important anti-discrimination protections in the workplace. For example, in the United States, it is illegal to discriminate against or harass someone in the workplace because of their sex or gender. In New York and New Jersey, it is also illegal to harass someone because of their sexual orientation. What…

There’s no easy way to lose your job. When the worst happens, it can help to have someone fighting to help you make the best of a difficult situation. An experienced Employment Lawyer can work with you to help you receive the possible severance package. What do we look at? A severance agreement should explain…

Are You Experiencing Gender Identity Discrimination? Your gender has nothing to do with your ability to be a productive employee. People of all gender identities deserve to be treated with respect and dignity in the workplace. Unfortunately, however, many backward-thinking employers do not provide their employees with the support and respect they deserve. If your…

Divorcees Are Legally Protected from Discrimination Going through a divorce is hard enough without worrying that your employer will begin to treat you differently. Unfortunately, for some divorced employees, their employer’s feelings about marriage can have a damaging effect on their careers. Supervisors may be less likely to put a divorced employee up for a…

Were You Fired Because of Your Disability? Getting fired can be tough on anyone, but being fired because of your disability is not just sad — it’s against the law. Even though it is illegal to discriminate against disabled employees, many employers still treat their disabled workers differently. The millions of American workers who live…

Were You Denied a Job Because of Your Disability? Finding work can be hard enough without having to fear that you are being discriminated against. But for millions of disabled Americans, the job hunt can be uniquely stressful. Disability discrimination is illegal, but many employers still try to deny jobs to otherwise qualified workers on…

Does Your Boss Ask You to Arrive Early or Stay Late Without Pay? You work hard to earn a living. Whether you’re a freelance contractor or a full-time employee, you deserve to receive the payment you’ve been promised. It seems simple: people should be paid for the work they do. Unfortunately, however, many employers actually…

Has a Potential Employer Refused to Hire You Because of Your Age? All qualified candidates deserve an equal opportunity to succeed, regardless of age. Your age does not determine your compatibility with a workplace, your potential or your skill set. Unfortunately, some employers are biased in favor of younger workers. This bias can lead to…

Does Your Boss Prevent You From Recording Overtime? You work hard to earn a living. Whether you’re a freelance contractor or a full-time employee, you deserve to receive the payment you’ve been promised. It seems simple: people should be paid for the work they do. Unfortunately, however, many employers actually steal wages from their workers…