Employment Law Overview

New York Employment Attorney

With experience in the wide spectrum of employment-related needs of businesses, executives, and health care facilities, agencies and practices, our employment attorneys will help you confirm compliance with the various wage and hour and discrimination laws, provide day-to-day practical advice to resolve the multitude of complex employment issues, and have the necessary litigation skills when litigation arises. Our employment lawyers understand the need for quick and accurate advice in a wide range of areas facing management, including:

  • Wage and hours issues
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Labor Department audits (federal and state)
  • Independent contractor issues
  • I-9 compliance
  • Advice about hiring, firing, and discipline
  • Employment investigations
  • Policies and procedures
  • Contracts
  • Confidentiality and non-compete issues
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC issues
  • NYS Division of Human Rights
  • Severance agreements
  • Posting and record retention requirements
  • Litigation
  • Employee handbooks
  • Military leave questions
  • ADA and Family Medical Leave Act compliance
  • Federal and NYS Warn Acts
  • Discrimination laws, such as Title VII, ADA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Civil Rights Acts
  • Civil Service and Open Meetings Law
  • Equal Pay Act claims
  • Pregnancy discrimination
  • Privacy Rights
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • Polygraph and psychological tests
  • Defamation, negligent hiring, tortious interference with contract and other tort claims
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Drug testing
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Workplace stress
  • Background checks
  • Unemployment
  • Reductions in force
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

For further information about the employment law services at Abrams Fensterman, please contact our law firm on Long Island at 516-328-2300, in Brooklyn at 718-215-5300, Manhattan at 212-279-9200, White Plains at 914-607-7010 or Rochester, New York, at 585-218-9999, to schedule an initial consultation.


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