Racial Discrimination

It may be more subtle, but racial discrimination is alive and well in the workplace. Through vigilant and aggressive representation, the Law Offices of Figeroux & Associates works to eradicate this cancer, one case at a time.
Civil rights and employment rights attorneys Figeroux & Associates represents African-Americans, Hispanics and other individuals or groups who are denied employment opportunities or mistreated by employers because of their race or ethnicity.

Do You Suspect Racial Discrimination?
We represent clients from the New York area. Call us at 718-834-0190 to discuss your case.

The Law Offices of Figeroux & Associates is prepared to take on corporate entities, unions and federal, state or municipal employers for discriminatory practices against blacks, Latinos, Asians and other workers. Racial discrimination takes many forms:

-Hiring and candidate screening
-Failure to promote
-Unequal compensation
-Less desirable job assignments
-Uneven discipline
-Racial harassment by supervisors or co-workers
-Racial preference in termination or layoffs

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Martin Luther King Jr.

Reform through Litigation
Sometimes a lawsuit is the only path to progress, both for the individual client and to change employment practices. Damages in a racial discrimination claim can include hiring, advancement or reinstatement; back pay and future wages; emotional distress; attorney fees and fines or punitive damages.

If you believe that you were treated differently in the workplace because of your race, ethnicity or national origin, you may have grounds for a civil rights lawsuit.  Contact our Brooklyn, New York,  law firm. 

Contact us at 718-834-0190 to discuss your legal standing.

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New York, Civil Rights Attorneys
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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