The New York sex and gender discrimination attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. are experienced in dealing with sex and gender discrimination actions. Sex and gender discrimination can occur at any time during the employment relationship, from the initial job application through the last day on the job. In many cases, sex and gender-based discrimination in New York is accompanied by sexual harassment in the workplace. Both are violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as the New York Executive Law and the New York City Human Rights Law.
Here are some common forms which sex and gender discrimination can arise in the workplace:
Disparate Treatment: when an employee is treated differently because of gender
Disparate Impact: when company policies exclude or otherwise adversely affect employees on the basis of gender, even when unintentional
Sexual harassment/Hostile Work Environment: when misconduct interferes with individual work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment
Sexual harassment/Quid Pro Quo: misconduct linked to a grant or denial of an economic benefit
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Maya Risman, P.C can advise you on the different types of sex and gender discrimination and answer specific questions regarding your case. Know the facts before proceeding. The sex and gender discrimination attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. are eager to discuss your concerns with you. There is no charge for the consultation. Please feel free to call us at (212) 233-6400 or contact us online.