Experienced New York Labor and Employment Lawyers who put their client's interests first. We help people stand up for their rights in the workplace.
Lichten & Bright, P.C.'s employment lawyers help employees in New York City and N.Y. State understand, negotiate and enforce their rights in the workplace. Our New York employment lawyers litigate sexual harassment claims, pregnancy discrimination claims, age discrimination claims, minimum wage and overtime claims, claims for unpaid commissions and other employment law disputes on behalf of employees. We also advise employees regarding non-compete agreements, employment contracts, separation or severance agreements, and help them negotiate better deals for themselves and protect themselves from onerous and unfair terms.
In addition to representing individual employees in employment law matters, our NY labor lawyers represent labor unions, union members, and civil servants (including teachers and other professionals) in labor law and labor-management disputes, including disciplinary proceedings, unfair labor practice proceedings, internal union elections and disciplinary matters, collective bargaining, and state and federal court litigation.
The labor and employment lawyers at Lichten & Bright, P.C. are committed to helping employees stand up to their employers, whether that means trying to negotiate a fair deal, avoiding a potential dispute, or litigating legal claims at arbitration or in court.
Our expertise, effectiveness, and commitment to our clients have been recognized by many clients (on Yelp), by SuperLawyers, and Expertise.com, which has named us as one of the top 20 employment law firms in New York City.
If you think your legal rights have been violated by your employer, or you need legal or strategic advice from an experienced New York employment lawyer, call us at (646) 588–4870 or submit an inquiry through our website and one of our NYC employment lawyers will promptly contact you.
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Employment discrimination laws prohibit discrimination in hiring, firing, layoffs, promotions, and compensation based on gender, age, race, religion, national origin,ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or marital status. Employers also have an obligation to protect their employees from harassment in the workplace from managers, supervisors, co-workers, or even customers based on their membership in one of these protected classes… Learn More
State and federal law require employers to pay most employees an overtime premium if they work more than 40 hours in a week. While some types of employees are exempt from the law’s overtime protections, those exemptions are not as broad as many employers would like to think, and large numbers of American workers are routinely denied overtime pay that they are legally entitled to be paid. Lichten & Bright, P.C.’s NYC employment lawyers represent workers with overtime claims, minimum wage claims, and other types of claims involving wage theft or underpayment of wages, such as tip stealing and prevailing rate violations.
State and federal labor laws regulate the formation and internal governance of labor unions. These laws also regulate the relationship between labor unions and management. Our NYC labor lawyers represent labor unions and individual union members in labor-management disputes, collective bargaining, contractual disputes, and disciplinary proceedings… Learn More