Tag Archives: New York City Employment Discrimination attorney

San Francisco 49ers charged with Age Discrimination Lawsuit

After 30 years of hard work and dedication to a popular NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers, Bob Sarlatte, field announcer, was allegedly fired on the basis of the team “going in a different direction” according to Rob Alberino, vice president of the 49ers in 2014. Sarlatte believes age discrimination is the real reason behind… Read more »

Long Island Principal Proves Misogyny with Hate Tweets

Long Island, NY – A group of teachers at a Long Island charter school has filed suit against the principal accusing him of misogyny and bias. According to the court documents, Raymond Ankrum unleashed a series of tweets on the popular social media site Twitter expressing his opinions of gays, older people, and light-skinned black… Read more »

American Airlines Faces $9 Million Dollar Race Discrimination Suit

Four men that had traveled to Toronto in December are accusing American Airlines of racial profiling them as Muslims.  The men who were from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn claim they were ejected from a flight departing from Toronto to New York. The four men were amidst six –all friends who made arrangements to travel together. Two… Read more »

10 Surprising Facts about Race Discrimination in the Workplace

Mexican author, Don Miguel Ruiz said “Let’s stop believing that our differences make us superior or inferior to one another.” I, as an employment discrimination attorney, aim to live my own work and personal life by respectfully adhering to those words; however, there are many workers and employers who choose not to. Fortunately, there are state… Read more »

New York Employment Discrimination Lawyer Derek Smith Wins $4M Jury Verdict Against New York Presbyterian Hospital in NYC Disability Discrimination lawsuit

New York City Employment Discrimination Attorney | FREE Consultation | New York City Disability Discrimination Attorney | Rebecca Serdans | ICU nurse | New York Presbyterian Hospital | Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island Sexual Harassment Attorney | Dystonia | Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) | reasonable accommodations | Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) | New York Employment Discrimination Lawyer Derek Smith Wins $4M Jury Verdict Against New York Presbyterian Hospital in NYC Disability Discrimination lawsuit

Employment Discrimination Attorney Derek Smith obtained a $4 million jury verdict in a Disability Discrimination lawsuit against  New York Presbyterian Hospital. The lawsuit filed on behalf of Rebecca Serdans, an ICU nurse at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, is being called a huge victory for employees with Dystonia everywhere. Rebecca Serdans is being called a hero for first… Read more »

Protected Classes Under Employment Law

A “protected class” is a category set by federal, state, and local laws that provide protections for employees against discrimination. These categories cover many characteristics including race, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability, age, and many more. What Are Protected Classes Under New York State and City Law? Age (18 and older); Genetic characteristics; Marital status;… Read more »