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Wrongful Termination

In New York, employment is “at will.” That means that an employer can terminate you for any reason they choose, or for no reason, unless the discharge violates anti-discrimination laws. The at-will arrangement also can be affected if you have an employment contract or agreement that specifies the circumstances under which you may be let go. As an employer, you know that there are many employment-related laws – both state and federal – with which you must comply. Whether you’re an individual who feels you’ve been wrongly discharged from your job or an employer seeking advice on employee-termination decisions, the veteran employment lawyers at The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman can provide you with the guidance you need.

If You Think You Were Wrongfully Discharged

The laws that apply to America’s workplaces grow in complexity every day. If you feel that your employer has terminated your employment inappropriately, an experienced employment law attorney can assess your situation and determine if you have a claim for wrongful termination.

If you’re an employer who’s been accused of inappropriately terminating an employee, you may need help from an attorney qualified to interpret the laws applicable to your situation and determine your liability.

For questions about possible wrongful discharge, contact The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman and ask for a consultation with our veteran employment law attorneys.

Our New York wrongful termination attorneys have a distinguished record of effectively representing workers who have been terminated illegally. Wrongful termination can occur in a number of situations. Some examples include:

● Discharge that violates the terms of a valid employment     contract
● Retaliatory discharge following an employee’s reporting     illegal practices in the workplace
● Discharge in retaliation for a worker’s alleging sexual      harassment on the job
● Discharge because of military service or veteran status
● Discharge that violates provisions of the Americans with     Disabilities Act
● Discharge that violates laws prohibiting discrimination on    the basis of race,sex,age or other factors

If you are an employee who has been wrongfully terminated, you may be entitled to bring an action against your employer. Because circumstances can vary dramatically, the New York wrongful termination attorneys at The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman encourage you to contact us and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. We’ll listen to your complaint and assess your options. It’s important that you know your rights and that you carefully consider the actions you wish to take. Our attorneys are accomplished negotiators who are often able to reconcile disputes outside of the courtroom. If your case should proceed to trial, we are skilled litigators who are known for vigorously representing our clients’ best interests.

For employers who find themselves accused of wrongfully discharging an employee, our New York wrongful termination lawyers are knowledgeable professionals who are prepared to take action on your behalf. We can investigate the circumstances of the termination and determine your liability. In many instances, we are able to successfully resolve issues before they progress to litigation. Our attorneys can advise you on strategies to mitigate your risk. Contact us to schedule a consultation to examine the details of the discharge.

At The Law Offices of Newman & Drukman, you’ll find the skilled attorneys you need to help you with any questions pertaining to wrongful termination of employment. We are dedicated to providing every client we serve with the utmost respect and the highest quality legal representation.Contact our firm online or call (516) 487-7375 to schedule a confidential meeting. 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.