Employment Law Attorneys in Rochester
Working to Protect Your Rights as an Employee
As an employee in the state of New York, you have certain legal rights.
When employers and other parties try to take advantage of workers and
violate those rights, employees can fight back. At The Russell Friedman
Law Group, LLP, we represent workers in all types of employment disputes
and related legal matters in Rochester and throughout New York State.
Whether you are dealing with an hour or wage dispute or need assistance
with an employment contract disagreement, our firm is prepared to represent
you with honesty and integrity at every stage of the legal process.
To learn more about how our Rochester employment law attorneys can help
you with your case, contact us at (516) 714-5975 for a complimentary consultation.
Types of Employment Law Cases We Handle
Our firm represents workers who have had their rights violated or who are
engaged in disputes with their employers. Whether you were denied your
state-mandated meal or rest breaks, were not paid for overtime hours,
or are the victim of workplace discrimination or harassment, our attorneys
are here to help you understand your legal rights and work to ensure they
We can assist you with any of the following:
- Wage and hour disputes
- Unpaid meal/rest breaks
- Unpaid overtime
- Harassment/sexual harassment
- Sick leave/maternity leave issues under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Minimum wage disputes
- Wrongful termination
Fighting back against your employer’s unjust and wrongful actions
can be intimidating, but with our Rochester employment law attorneys on
your side, you can trust that your best interests are being protected.
What Is Workplace Discrimination?
Both federal and state laws prohibit employers from discriminating against
employees based on certain protected classes.
In the state of New York, these protected classes include:
- Age/perceived age
- National origin
- Citizenship/immigration status
- Gender identity/expression
- Sexual orientation
- Marital/partnership status
- Military status
- Caregiver status
- Arrest/conviction record
- Domestic violence/stalking/sex offense victim status
If you have been discriminated against or are the victim of harassment,
including sexual harassment, you have grounds to take action against the
liable party. The same is true if you were fired or retaliated against—including
have benefits taken away or denied a promotion—on the basis of any
Contact Our Firm Today
At The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, our Rochester employment law attorneys
can help you navigate the process of seeking justice. We are committed
to providing our clients with the highest level of ethical service and
doing everything in our power to help our clients succeed.
Contact us today to schedule a free and confidential consultation.