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Election of Remedies in Discrimination Cases

Perhaps one of the most important decisions you and your Westchester County discrimination lawyer can make is which forum to pursue your employment discrimination case. There are, generally, two options. The employment discrimination case can be brought in an administrative proceeding through the New York State Division of Human Rights or you can choose to file a lawsuit in New York Civil Courts. The decision on where to file is critical to how your case will progress. 

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Posted on July 28, 2014 in For Our Clients, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Peer to Peer Sexual Harassment and School Liability

For years schools have been held to stand “in loco parentis” meaning that they stand in the stead of parents while the children are at school. Unfortunately, bullying in the form of sexual harassment, has become a widespread problem at primary and secondary schools and colleges.

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Posted on July 22, 2014 in For Our Clients, Personal Injury

Unpaid Interns and Wages Due

For many years people presumed that interns need not receive a wage because they were “learning on the job.” A Brewster Employment Lawyer, however, can review your employment arrangements to ensure that you are not an intent that is entitled to wages. If you have worked as an unpaid intern you may be entitled to payment for your work, even if there was a signed contract identifying you as an intern.

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Posted on July 10, 2014 in For Our Clients

What Damages are Available in Employment Discrimination Cases

One of the most common questions asked by people who have been unfairly discriminated against by their employer is “what damages can I recover in my case?” There are variety of damages that can be sought by your White Plains Discrimination Lawyers. Each type of damage is discussed in turn:

 

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Posted on July 5, 2014 in For Our Clients, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination