Labor & Employment Law
Virtually all issues related to a person's employment is governed by both state and federal laws. Federal employment law often awards workers greater protection than state laws alone. Understanding the different areas of employment law is useful for someone seeking to resolve an employment dispute, and our attorneys are here to provide a tailored solution for your particular situation.
Employee Discrimination occurs whenever a business fires, demotes, or otherwise harms an employee on account of certain personal traits. Some of the common legal characteristics involved in discrimination cases are listed below:
- Sexual Orientation
- Age Discrimination
Ideally, all employees in every workplace should treat each other with dignity and respect. In reality, some employees are subject to offensive and hostile conduct on a regular basis from managers and/or co-workers. If you feel that you've been subject to a hostile workplace environment then contact our experienced attorneys who can explain your rights to you and determine if you have a case or not.
Often referred to as "worker's comp", this area of employment law covers the compensation an employer is required to provide to an employee who has been injured on the job. If you have been injured while working at your job, you could have a case. Weinstein Bosteder understands the intricacies of dealing with insurance companies and their attorneys and we are here to help you in your time of need.
Unemployment benefits are based on both federal and state programs. These benefits are designed to help you survive financially while searching for new employment opportunities after losing your job. While completing an unemployment form is fairly straight forward, there are some situation when it makes sense to get help from a lawyer. Some examples are:
- You have legal claims against your employer
- You were fired or quit your job
- You claim for benefits was improperly denied
If you are in need of legal assistance for your unemployment issue, Weinstein Bosteder's seasoned attorneys are here to fight for you and your employee rights.