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  • Have You Experienced Discrimination in the Workplace?

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 25-May-2017

    What is Workplace Discrimination? Employers are forbidden by law from engaging in any conduct that discriminates based on age, race, color, nationality, sex/gender, religion, military status, sexual orientation, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, or pregnancy status. Employers who engage in illegally discriminatory behavior can be held accountable under the law. Examples of ...
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  • New York Wrongful Termination Laws

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 18-May-2017

    Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated in New York? The New York employment law attorneys at Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP have extensive experience representing those who have been wrongfully terminated by their employers. If you believe that you have been fired for illegitimate reasons potentially involving a breach of contract or employment discrimination, we encourage you to get in touch with ...
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  • Your Employer Might Not Have Told You About These Workplace Rights

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 4-Mar-2016

    Thousands of workers in New York and throughout the country have their rights violated by their employers, oftentimes without even being aware of it. Many people assume they can trust their employers to always follow the law, but many employers routinely violate laws. Sometimes it is on purpose (to get more work done for less money, for example), but sometimes the violations arise from simple ...
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  • The U.S. Labor Department Sues the A.C.E. Restaurant Group Inc. for Allegedly Cheating Employees

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 9-Oct-2015

    According to news reports, the United States Labor Department is suing the A.C.E. Restaurant Group Inc. for allegedly skimming the tips and wages of their former and current employees at 17 different Houlihan’s restaurant locations. Reports allege the company participated in the following acts: Forced bartenders and waiters/waitresses to put a portion of their tips into a “tip ...
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  • How to Report Wage & Hour Violations

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 5-Aug-2015

    In the United States, employees have the right to fair compensation for their work. Each state has a different minimum wage, which prevents employers from underpaying workers. These laws also address issues regarding unpaid overtime pay. If your employer failed to provide the compensation you deserve for your work, you can report a wage violation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). ...
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