Discrimination

July 30, 2018
Wrongful Termination Attorney New York

What May Constitute Wrongful Termination?

Do you believe you've been wrongfully or illegally fired from your job? Here's a comprehensive breakdown of what may be considered unlawful termination.
June 1, 2018
Discrimination Having Family

New York Laws | Discrimination Based On Family Status

New York employers sometimes discriminate against employees for having a family. Is it illegal in New York for an employer to discriminate against or punish an employee for family responsibilities? What can you do to protect your career when it's in jeopardy simply because you're a parent or caregiver? Learn more.
May 25, 2018
Tenured Teacher Attorney In New York

Fired As A Tenured Teacher Or Educator? What Are Your Legal Rights?

Is it illegal to fire a tenured teacher? Have you been dismissed, terminated or served with 3020-a charges? Our New York Employment Attorneys discuss how tenure can offer additional legal protection against unlawful termination. Protect your career.
February 27, 2018
Gay Discrimination Work New York

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals Delivers Big Win to Gay Workers in New York

Yesterday, in a landmark 10-3 ruling, the Second Circuit became the second federal Court of Appeals to hold that Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) includes protections against sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace. Employers in Connecticut, New York, and Vermont can no longer discriminate against gay and lesbian workers with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, without running afoul of Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex.
August 29, 2017

NY Exec Sues For Sex Discrimination

Fired PR Executive Alleged Gender Discrimination in a Lawsuit Against Her Employer Women and men file gender discrimination lawsuits in New York and across the nation, almost daily. At Leeds Brown Law, P.C., employment lawyers handling sexual harassment and gender discrimination cases, we hear our fair share of the colorful complaints employees have about the people with whom they work. For example, “My boss thinks it’s perfectly normal to hug and kiss me and compliment […]
August 25, 2017

EEOC Filed Lawsuit Against Estee Lauder

EEOC Sued Estee Lauder for Discriminating Against Male Employees It isn’t every day we hear allegations that a well-known company is discriminating against its male employees. When we do, the attorneys at Leeds Brown Law, P.C. think it’s important to report about it in part as a reminder to employees that the laws that prohibit employment discrimination apply equally to all protected individuals. The case we are referencing is in the jurisdiction of the federal […]
April 19, 2017

New York City Signs Equal Pay Bill

New York City Council Signs Equal Pay Bill On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council gave overwhelming approval to a bill that prevents public and private employers from inquiring about salary history. The bill was introduced in August 2016 by Letitia James, New York City’s Public Advocate. NBC News reports that equal pay advocates hope that the legislation will help close the gender wage gap that “disproportionately hurts Asian, black, and Hispanic […]