The right attorney can make the difference between the success and failure of your claim. Every case is unique, and there are a number of laws and agencies that may be involved in sorting out your situation and getting justice. Some employment law matters will be resolved in civil court, specifically discrimination claims. These are cases in which an employee has suffered some form of discrimination that is prohibited, including discrimination based on religion, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, or for being pregnant. Other cases may involve wage and hour claims. These matters are resolved through the U.S. Wage and Hour Division, a section of the U.S. Department of Labor.
It is important that your rights are fully protected. A Long Island employment lawyer who is familiar with state and federal laws and agencies can take the right legal actions to help you pursue the maximum in compensation or other types of relief based upon the facts in your case.