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Seek Employment Law Advice and Assistance

Seek Employment Law Advice and Assistance

Get in touch with us at the Foulke Law Firm in Goshen, New York, and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your employment law concern.

You may question whether your employer violated any laws when you were not hired, demoted, fired, not promoted, or asked to work off the clock.

You may wonder whether you were denied overtime pay when your employer possibly misclassified your job as “exempt” when in fact, you were performing the same tasks as hourly workers.

At the Foulke Law Firm, your concerns will be heard and injustices that you have experienced on the job will be taken seriously. Discuss the matter with an experienced lawyer whose areas of focus include labor and employment law.

Discuss Harassment Cases

Several laws have been enacted to end discrimination and clarify the responsibilities of employers, such as the following:

  • Equal Pay Act of 1963 prohibits employers and unions from paying different wages based on sex
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers and unions from discriminating based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Wage and hour laws including minimum wage and overtime pay laws

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is more than 40 years old, some employers and fellow employees continue to discriminate against, and harass, other workers in violation of the law.

Sexual harassment is considered to fall within the definition of discrimination based on sex.

Specifically, sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that make for a hostile work environment.

Perpetrators and victims of sexual harassment may be men or women. They do not have to be of opposite sexes. The harasser may be a boss, supervisor, coworker, or non-employee present at the workplace.

You may have experienced depression, stigmatization, or blatant discrimination as a result of the sexual harassment you have been subjected to on the job. You may have tried to report the sexual harassment to no avail.

You may have lost your job in an apparent retaliatory discharge after you filed a formal complaint about sexual harassment.

Whatever your circumstances, your dignity as a human being and as a worker matter. If you have a legal case, and if you decide to take legal action against your employer or other responsible party, you will not only be taking a stand in your defense.

You may also help prevent future employees from suffering the same wrongdoing that comes with sexual harassment. Talk over your situation with an experienced employment lawyer at Foulke Law Firm.

Learn what constitutes a case, and how to pursue legal remedies including reimbursement of back pay, reinstatement, and a commitment from your employer to stop allowing a hostile work environment.

Employment Discrimination

If your age, gender, race, or other circumstance at work has caused personal injustice, you need the help of an experienced Employment lawyer to protect your rights.

Have you been dismissed from your job without good cause? Have you been subjected to retaliatory discharge, or employment discrimination based on age, gender, or race?

Have you been offered or promised a job benefit, such as a promotion, in exchange for sexual favors?

Has your boss or a co-worker created an unpleasant work environment by continually displaying pictures with sexual themes, telling off-color jokes, or otherwise referring to sex?

If you are being treated unfairly at work, you need an experienced employee rights lawyer to protect your rights. Contact the Foulke Law Firm, in Goshen, New York, to arrange a confidential consultation.

At Foulke Law Firm, attorney Evan M. Foulke represents men and women throughout metropolitan New York who have experienced employment-based discrimination and harassment.

He has worked with and successfully litigated against many of the most powerful law firms in the region and has appeared in courts in New York and New Jersey to advocate for employees who have been wrongfully treated in the workplace.

Ask for Legal Assistance

The Foulke Law Firm handles all types of employment claims, including:

  • Title VII and other Discrimination Claims, such as:
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • National Origin
  • Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA) Claims
  • Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Hostile Environment Actions
  • Sexual Exploitation Lawsuits
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Claims
  • Whistleblower Actions
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Human Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • New York State Civil Rights Laws

In his practice, Mr. Foulke works closely with clients to help them understand their legal rights and evaluate their options. He communicates with each client and handles all aspects of each case.

He believes in strong advocacy on behalf of his clients, aggressively negotiating or litigating to bring about desired results.

Wrongful Termination

Employment in New York and elsewhere is generally considered to be “at will.” Employees have the right to quit, and employers have the right to let employees go for the sake of the profitability of a business, for example.

Employers are not allowed to discharge employees for illegal reasons, including the following:

  • Employment discrimination based on age, sex, race, or religion
  • Employment discrimination based on veteran or military service status
  • Wrongful discharge in retaliation for an employee’s reporting of sexual harassment
  • Wrongful discharge in retaliation for an employee’s legal whistleblowing, reporting of illegal activities at the workplace
  • Wrongful discharge in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act after a workplace injury results in long-term disability
  • Wrongful discharge in violation of an explicit employment contract that you and your employer entered into

Let Your Voice Be Heard

If you believe you have been the target of wrongful termination, discuss your suspected discriminatory discharge with Atty. Foulke. Expect your voice to be heard and your concerns to be taken seriously.

Attorney Foulke personally evaluates potential wrongful termination cases and offers clients useful information and advice from the time of the first consultation.