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The growing complexities of today’s workplaces can cause complicated issues for employers and employees, alike. In matters invovling labor and employment law, it is important to speak with a qualified attorney who has experience in handling Fair Labor Standards Act cases and who knows how to interpret federal and state laws within the context of your unique situation.

Problems in America’s WorkplacesThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is charged with enforcing federal laws governing discrimination in the workplace. The agency receives and investigates discrimination charges and works to resolve them.

In 2010, the EEOC reported the following workplace discrimination charges:

Total chargesRace
Sex
National origin
Religion
Retaliation
Age
Disability
Equal Pay Act
GINA
99,92235,890
29,029
11,304
3,790
36,258
23,264
25,165
1,044
201

Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

At The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman, our New York labor and employment lawyers have decades of experience in working with both employers and employees when legal matters arise. Our employment attorneys know the frustration and confusion that business owners and managers feel when trying to comply with laws that can be difficult to interpret. We also understand how upsetting it is for an employee when he or she feels victimized by unfair treatment or practices in the workplace. When you need help, you can rely on the skilled New York labor and employment attorneys at our practice.

The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman represent clients throughout the New York City and Long Island area, including Queens, the Bronx, and Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Employment lawyers may be called on to provide help with a wide range of workplace issues. At The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman, our accomplished employment attorneys know how to advise and represent you in such matters as:

●  Allegations of discrimination, including Americans with Disabilities       Act issues
●  Wrongful termination
●  Employment contracts
●  Non-disclosure agreements
●  Compensation issues, including wage and hour disputes
●  Overtime issues
●  Employee benefits issues
●  Sexual harassment cases
●  Whistleblower issues
●  Separation and severance arrangements
●  Family Medical Leave Act questions
●  Workplace safety issues
●  Other employment questions

If the New York labor and employment lawyers at The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman are not successful in resolving employment-related disputes through negotiation or other means of alternative dispute resolution, we are prepared to represent you in court. Our attorneys have finely honed litigation skills and are proven performers in the courtroom setting, providing you with the strong advocacy you need to reach a satisfying disposition of your case.

Whether you’re a business owner with questions about hiring and firing workers, complying with federal legislation, structuring compensation appropriately or protecting proprietary information, the New York labor and employment attorneys at our firm are the knowledgeable resources you need to resolve you issues and move your business ahead. If you’re an employee with concerns about overtime, workplace discrimination, unfair labor practices, denial of benefits or other issues, you’ll find the reliable and informed counsel you need in the employment attorneys at The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman. We are committed to accessibility and personal attention for each client we assist. Our individualized approach ensures you of the attention to detail and excellent service that you and your case deserve. Contact The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman online or call for an appointment to discuss your employment-related issues: (516) 487-7375.