Other Employment Law Rights

Other Employment Law Rights In addition to representing employees who have experienced employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the employment law attorneys at Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. represent employees regarding a wide variety of other New York and New Jersey employment law rights. For example, we handle claims involving:

Family and Medical Leaves

Our attorneys represent individuals who have been denied the important employment law 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 have been fired or demoted instead of being reinstated when they were ready to return from a protected family or medical leave.

Wage and Hour Laws

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.

Reasonable Accommodations

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.

Wrongful Termination

We represent employees in New Jersey and New York who were wrongfully discharged in violation of their employment law rights, including victims of unlawful discrimination and retaliation.

Fraud and Misrepresentation

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. handles cases in which an employer has committed fraud or misrepresentation to convince you to accept a job offer for a position that you subsequently learn is nothing like the position you were promised.

Workplace Privacy

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.

Mass Layoffs and Reductions in Force

Our employment law attorneys represent employees who have lost their jobs as part of a mass layoff or other reduction in force. That representation includes reviewing and negotiating their severance packages and representing them in wrongful discharge cases.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

We handle unemployment benefit claims and all levels of unemployment appeals on behalf of employees in New Jersey.

Intentional Workplace Personal Injury Claims (Torts)

Our employment attorneys are experienced at handling intentional workplace personal injury cases, such as cases involving defamation (libel and slander), intentional infliction of emotional distress, unlawful interference with employment relationship, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault and battery at work.

Oppressed Shareholders

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. represents employees who own stock in closely held corporations who have been forced or frozen out by the controlling shareholders or otherwise oppressed.

Employment Law Appeals

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 significant and precedent-setting decisions.

Paid and Unpaid Time Off From Work

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.

Employees Misclassified as Independent Contractors

We help employees who have been improperly categorized as independent contractors, such as when the employer refuses to provide them health insurance and other benefits.

Employee Performance Evaluations

We handle claims involving employee performance reviews, including negative reviews that are the product of discrimination or retaliation.

Employee Job References

Our attorneys understand the important of avoiding negative job references, and can help negotiate positive and neutral job references on behalf of our clients.

Contact an Experienced Employment Lawyer

If you need help regarding one of your New York or New Jersey employment law rights, please feel free to contact us online or call us at (973) 744-4000 to schedule a consultation with one of our employment attorneys.