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EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW
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Mr. Gomez is a trial lawyer who handles various legal matters in addition to discrimination cases, including, personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, toxic exposure, construction accidents, Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, insurance, corporate and commercial litigation.
In addition, attorneys in his firm handle criminal law, divorce and family law, wills, trusts and estates, real estate, and corporate.
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT
Under New York and Federal Law discrimination is prohibited in hiring and firing of an employee, compensation, and the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment. It is prohibited to discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or marital status.
Under New York and Federal Law it is prohibited to discriminate based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits such as leave and health insurance, and any other term or condition of employment.
WAGE AND HOUR DISCRIMINATION
Under New York and Federal Law employers are bound to ensure that employees are treated fairly and within the bounds of the State and Federal labor laws which govern the payment of time for leave, overtime and calculation of wages. Employees must be properly classified and paid in accordance with the law based on their respective position and hours worked.