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New York Employment Law Attorneys

Defending Employees’ Rights in New York, New Jersey & New Hampshire

The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP is proud to represent workers’ rights in New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire and the surrounding areas. Our experienced attorneys regularly handle a wide variety of employment law and employee rights matters, from wage and hour disputes to contractual issues to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cases. Dedicated to honesty and integrity, our firm is here to provide you with reliable and trustworthy legal representation throughout the duration of your case.

We offer free, confidential consultations to all new and prospective clients. Call (855) 465-4622 or contact us online to request yours.

Employment Law

We Fight Wage & Hour Disputes

Were you denied state-enforced breaks and rest periods at work? Were your wages withheld for any reason? Issues such as these fall under New York’s wage and hour laws. Violations of this nature are cause for legal action, and at The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, we are here to help you seek the best possible results for your unique case. Our New York employment law attorneys are well-versed in a variety of employee issues and regularly assist clients with cases involving employee rights and protections violations.

We focus our employment law practice on the following areas:

Our attorneys are also available to assist you with:

  • Employment contracts disputes
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Sexual harassment
  • FMLA leave
  • Minimum wage issues
  • Overtime pay
  • Supplemental wages
  • Unpaid/withheld wages
  • Improper deductions
  • Break and rest period violations
  • Fringe benefits

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list; if you are experiencing any employment law concern or believe that your rights as an employee in the state of New York may have been violated, reach out to The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP right away to learn how we can help.

Know Your Employment Rights

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 ignorance.

It pays to know your rights. Here are a few that you might not have realized you have:

  • You must be paid promptly. State law dictates when you must receive your paycheck after a pay period ends. Your employer cannot withhold your check for any reason and will have to pay you an additional amount as a penalty for delivering your check after a certain time frame.
  • Your employer cannot require you to work off the clock. If you are classified as a non-exempt employee, all of your work hours must be documented on the clock. Working off the clock without pay is not doing your employer a favor, it’s breaking the law!
  • The government decides when you’re eligible for overtime pay. Non-exempt employees must, without exception, be paid overtime for any hours in excess of 40 worked in a single week. Your employer does not decide when you are eligible for overtime, nor can they refuse to pay it.
  • Your employer cannot pay you as a contractor if you are being treated like an employee. If when, where, and how you work is determined by your employer, you are an employee and not an independent contractor. As such, your company needs to pay your payroll taxes and offer you the same benefits that are offered to regular employees.

Call our New York employment attorneys today for legal help. Email us 24/7 or call us at (855) 465-4622 today!

Our Practice Areas

Types of Employment Law Cases We Handle

A Trusted Team Fighting for You

Call (855) 465-4622 to Put Our Team in Your Corner

If you were discriminated against or otherwise mistreated at work, who will you turn to for help? Who can be trusted to advocate for your rights at such a vulnerable time? These are questions that must be carefully considered if you wish to reach a favorable resolution to the compromising situation in which you’ve found yourself.

At The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, we represent victims of employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and more. With an unyielding will to help our clients succeed, we are committed to relentlessly pursuing the best possible resolution to every employment law case we represent.

Call us today at (855) 465-4622 to request a free and confidential evaluation of your case with a New York employment law attorney from our firm.

What Sets Us Apart From Our Competitors?

  • Client-Focused Approach

    We’re a client-centered, results-oriented firm. When you work with us, you can have confidence we’ll put your best interests at the forefront of your case – it’s that simple.

  • Creative & Innovative Solutions

    No two cases are the same, and neither are their solutions. Our attorneys provide creative points of view to yield exemplary results.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    We have a team of trusted and respected attorneys to ensure your case is matched with the best attorney possible.

  • Driven By Justice

    The core of our legal practice is our commitment to obtaining justice for those who have been wronged and need a powerful voice.

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