takes many forms. The most common reported type is Sexual harassment. The
New York State Human Rights Law and Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights
Law prohibit discrimination based upon several factors including race, gender
In order for a person
to recover for sexual harassment the misconduct by a supervisor must be
severe and pervasive. Usually each case must be decided on its own facts.
It is important for a victim to follow procedures set up by an employer,
if any, to remedy the situation. Otherwise you might be waiving a claim.
You should talk to an experienced employment lawyer first.
The New York State Human
Rights Law and Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Law are confusing to
say the least. Each statute provides for separate specific time periods
in which a claim must be made or the claim is lost forever. The statutes
provide for different remedies which depending upon the circumstances may
be critical to your case. You cannot navigate these statutes alone. Your
The lawyers at Breedlove
& Noll, LLP have tried these cases in State and Federal Court and have
appeared before the State Human Rights Division as well as the EEOC. We
are familiar with all of the available remedies under each statute and know
the best way to go with each individual case. We have been asked to, and
have, taught aspects of these cases at Certified Continuing Legal Education
seminars. In short, we teach other lawyers how to do it.
Discrimination and Sexual
Harassment can be devastating to victims. Business corporations often think
they can get away with anything as they control all the witnesses to their
misconduct. At Breedlove & Noll, LLP our lawyers know how to get to
the truth of the matter by aggressive and thorough litigation techniques.