Employment Law and Employee Benefits
New York City, Newark, and Buffalo Employment Attorneys
At Gorlick, Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C, we address the full range of employment concerns of individuals, from negotiating compensation agreements to litigating discrimination claims. We are also experienced at providing cost effective assistance to small businesses in navigating the myriad of state and federal employment laws and regulations. Our lawyers are not limited to New York; we also have a Newark law office to support our New Jersey clients and are admitted in the federal court in Connecticut.
Employment Litigation and Representation at Administrative Agencies
If you believe that you're being unfairly treated at work because of your race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, family responsibilities, or national origin, or because of a perceived or actual disability we will evaluate your situation and provide you with legal services tailored to your needs, whether it is helping you to negotiate your way out of an unhappy situation or waging a battle in the courts, state or federal, or representing your interests at the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), the New York State Division of Human Rights or the New York City Commission on Human Rights:
Our lawyers also handle class action and individual wage claims for overtime or minimum wage violations, whistle blowing complaints, and wrongful termination actions.
If you believe that you are being wrongly denied benefits from an employee benefit plan, whether for health insurance or retirement benefits, our attorneys are experienced in employee benefits law and can represent you at all steps of the claims process through litigation.
Negotiation and Drafting of employment, severance and compensation agreements
Whether you are starting a new position and are negotiating your contract, or you are facing a lay off and need to work out a severance agreement, we will provide excellent cost effective representation to meet your needs.
Compliance for Small Business Employers and Union Clients
We provide legal advice and counsel to small businesses and our union clients on compliance with the extensive network of state and federal laws that regulate this area. We offer advice and assistance in
- Compliance and development of HR policies
- Employment manuals
- Sexual harassment training Sensitivity training
- Employment best practices Development and negotiation of contracts and severance agreements.