Other Employment Law Rights
In addition to representing employees who have experienced employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the employment law attorneys at The Nirenberg Law Firm represent employees in New Jersey and New York in a wide variety of other legal claims. For example, we handle claims involving:
Our attorneys represent individuals who have been denied the right to take a family or medical leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the New Jersey Family Leave Act, as well as employees who were fired or demoted instead of being reinstated when they are ready to return from a protected family or medical leave.
Our employment law firm assists employees who have been paid less than minimum wage or denied overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law or the New York Wage and Hour Law.
We have the expertise to help you obtain a reasonable accommodation for your mental or physical disability or for your religious beliefs. We also represent employees who have been fired or forced to resign because they were denied a reasonable accommodation in violation of their legal rights.
We represent employees in New Jersey and New York who were wrongfully terminated in violation of their employment law rights, including victims of unlawful discrimination and retaliation.
The Nirenberg Law Firm handles cases in which a company has committed fraud or misrepresentations to convince you to accept a job offer, only to learn the position is nothing like the one you were promised.
We counsel and represent employees whose employers have invaded their privacy, including employees subjected to improper workplace drug and alcohol testing and individuals who have claims or issues relating to the privacy of their medical information, information on their social media accounts or other personal information.
Our employment law attorneys represent employees who have lost their jobs as part of a mass layoff or other reduction in force, including reviewing and negotiating their severance packages and representing them in wrongful termination cases.
We handle unemployment benefit claims and all levels of unemployment appeals on behalf of employees in New Jersey.
Our employment attorneys are experienced at handling intentional workplace personal injury cases, such as cases involving defamation (libel and slander), unlawful interference with employment relationship, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and assault and battery at work.
The Nirenberg Law Firm represents employees who own stock in closely held corporations who have been forced or frozen out by the controlling shareholders or otherwise oppressed.
Our attorneys are experienced at representing individuals in appeals in employment law cases in state and federal court in New Jersey and New York. In fact, our attorneys have participated in numerous precedent-setting decisions.
We can help you with issues relating to time off from work including your right to vacation, sick, holiday and other paid time off, the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the New Jersey Family Leave Act, jury duty leave, and meal and rest breaks.
We help employees who have been improperly categorized as independent contractors so the employer can avoid providing them health insurance and other benefits.