Employment Discrimination

Employment Discrimination Attorneys in NYC

Manager talking to employeesThe employment attorneys at the Cochran firm are committed to upholding the standards of excellence set by founder Johnny Cochran. That commitment includes getting you the money you deserve and holding your employer accountable for any wrongdoings that have caused you to suffer.

Workers in the U.S. are protected by various complex laws and regulations. Unfortunately, many employees and laborers are unaware of their workplace rights. Because of this they might be taken advantage of or mistreated without realizing what legal actions can be taken on their behalf. The Cochran firm wants you to fully understand your rights as an employee.

Common Issues in the workplace that might require legal action include:

Hour & Wage Issues: If you believe that your employer is not following minimum wage laws or if you feel you are not receiving the money you earned for your work, we can help you rectify that situation.

Overtime Collection: If your employer is not following accepted laws and guidelines in regard to overtime compensation, we can help you get that money.

Unlawful Termination: if you were terminated and you believe it was unlawful or unjustified, contact us.

Harassment at Work: Whether it involves fellow employees or your employer who engages in sexual or other harassment let us explain your rights and fight for you.

Workplace Violence: All workers have the right to a safe environment, but violence does occur. We can help you get the justice you deserve.

Other Areas of Employment Law

  • Disability Discrimination
  • Discrimination based on gender, race or religion
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Fair Employment & Housing Act
  • Age Discrimination
  • Retaliation & Whistle Blowing
  • Military Service Discrimination
  • Meal & Rest Break claims.

If you feel that any of the above applies to your employment situation please contact us.

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Confidential settlement for three African-Americans who were subjected to discrimination and retaliation due to their race and national origin by an investment bank.