Category Archives: Employment Law

Education Law in New York

Education Law in New York

Here is some basic information on education law in New York State. If you are a teacher, student or professor who believes you are being unfairly discriminated against, please contact our experienced Buffalo education law attorneys today to protect your rights. Education Law in New York Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), children […]

Supreme Court Retirement Benefits

Supreme Court Retirement Benefits

Supreme Court Retirement Benefits Here is some information about the U.S. Supreme Court retirement benefits and ERISA anti-cutback rules. If your employer amends your pension and suspends early retirement benefits, please contact our experienced Hamburg pension and retirement benefits lawyers today. Supreme Court Retirement Benefits The U.S. Supreme Court has held that that an amendment […]

Workplace Discrimination in New York

Workplace Discrimination in New York

Workplace Discrimination in New York If you feel like you are the victim of workplace discrimination, you may be eligible to file a claim. Here are a few important things you need to know about workplace discrimination in New York. Workplace Discrimination in New York | Questions to Ask Oftentimes, people will call me and […]

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act Do you feel that you are being discriminated against at work because of a disability? The Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection for you in these circumstances. Our Hamburg workplace discrimination lawyers can help fight for you. Two basic types of claims fall under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The first […]

Non-Compete Clause Violation

Non-Compete Clause Violation Hamburg Employment Lawyers Attorneys

If you have been accused of a non-compete clause violation, you may be feeling scared and overwhelmed. This can be a costly accusation if you don’t handle it properly. Non-Compete Clause Violation | Practice Area One area of our practice that has picked up immensely in the past five or six years involves litigating issues […]

Severance Agreement

Severance Agreement | Hamburg Labor and Employment Lawyers

The idea of getting fired can be scary and stressful but having a severance agreement in place can take away some of these negative feelings. Severance Agreement: Consult an Attorney One fairly prevalent topic in our practice over the last 8 or 10 to 12 years involves reviewing employees’ severance agreements. Many employers – and […]

The Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act

If you have a disability, you may be discouraged about asking for accommodations so that you can do your job to the best of your ability. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can protect you if you were fired due to your disability, but before you file a claim, here is what you should know […]

Age Discrimination at Work

Age Discrimination at Work

Employment discrimination should not be tolerated under any circumstances, but there are certain forms of discrimination that are more nebulous and difficult to prove than others are. Age discrimination at work is one such example; sometimes older workers are indeed wrongfully terminated due to their age, but factors such as changes in an industry or […]

Employer Job References

Employer Job References

As we move from job to job as we pursue our ideal careers and seek to pay all our bills, the issue of professional references inevitably arises. A glowing recommendation from a previous, recent employer is a golden ticket, as this kind of reference underscores that you were a valuable employee and that you left […]

New York Employment Law Guide

New York Employment Law Guide

The New York Employment Law Guide was created by our Buffalo Employment Lawyers to help those faced with harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The workplace should be a setting in which every employee feels comfortable and receives the support needed to do her or his job. Unfortunately, not every office or facility is hospitable […]