Gender Discrimination

 It is a violation of your civil rights for an employer to discriminate on the basis of your gender. The Law Offices of Figeroux & Associates stands up for women (or men) who are refused a job or advancement, or are mistreated in the workplace, because of their sex.

Gender Discrimination? Sexual Harassment?
Our experienced employment discrimination attorneys represent clients in the New York State area.  Call 718-834-0190 for an evaluation and consultation.

Figeroux & Associates has practiced in civil rights litigation for over 15 years. They can analyze your situation to determine whether an employer has violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or New York’s Fair Housing and Employment Act.  We can represent victims of:

Gender discrimination in hiring, pay, promotion, work duties, training, discipline or termination Pregnancy discrimination or retaliation
Sexual harassment such as sexual advances or hostile work environment Sexual orientation discrimination (prohibited under New York law)

The Law Offices of Figeroux & Associates has handled cases in every workplace setting, including private employment and government jobs.
Litigation and Consulting Legal remedies for a successful gender discrimination lawsuit may include hiring or reinstatement, back pay, front pay, promotion, damages for emotional distress, attorney fees, and fines or punitive damages.

In some cases, an employee may be barred from filing suit because of a statute of limitations, or because she did not give notice to an employer of the violation and exhaust administrative remedies. Figeroux & Associates helps clients achieve non-litigation remedies, such as confidential settlements with employers.

If you were a victim of gender discrimination or gender-based harassment, contact our Brooklyn, New York, law office to discuss your legal options.

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The NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices raise serious concerns over racial profiling, illegal stops and privacy rights. The Department’s own reports on its stop-and-frisk activity confirm what many people in communities of color across the city have long known: The police are stopping hundreds of thousands of law abiding New Yorkers every year, and the vast majority are black and Latino.

If you wish to file a claim against New York City for your Civil Rights violation, call our hotline at 718-834-0190.

Figeroux & Associates has achieved justice for victims of police misconduct, employment discrimination and other civil rights violations. Figeroux & Associate has also established a respected law practice also handles serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, criminal defense and child dependency claims.

To discuss your case with our renowned attorney or one of his capable associates, contact us using the form below or call our Brooklyn, NY, office. 



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