New York State Labor and Employment Lawyers

At Tully Rinckey, PLLC, our New York State labor and employment law attorneys have decades of experience representing employees and businesses across the state, serving clients from our office locations in Albany, Buffalo, Manhattan, Rochester, Syracuse, and White Plains.

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Our Team

Our attorneys have experience assisting both employers and employees with a variety of different legal matters, representing many in front of different federal, state, and local labor and employment agencies including the Division of Human Rights, Commission on Human Rights EEOC, state courts, federal courts, appellate courts, and arbitration tribunals. We rely on our trial-tested attorneys to provide effective and timely solutions to your issues both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Our team of experienced employment attorneys available to assist you includes:

Labor and Employment Attorneys in New York State

The majority of workers and employers are unable to keep up with changes to the law, administrative rules, and case law pertaining to employment law. When disagreements occur, it can be complicated for both employees and business owners.

As one of New York State’s leading labor and employment law firms, Tully Rinckey, PLLC, is dedicated to providing both employees and employers in the private and federal sectors with high-quality and affordable employment law services. We practice and maintain offices throughout the state in AlbanyBuffalo, Manhattan, Rochester, Syracuse, and White Plains and are familiar with the courts and judges in each of these areas. We also maintain a robust practice in New York City, based out of our Manhattan office, assisting employees and employers across the New York metropolitan area, including but not limited to Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the surrounding areas including Long Island, Yonkers, and Westchester counties.

Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace

At Tully Rinckey, PLLC, our team of labor and employment law attorneys will help you understand your rights and responsibilities in the workplace. We will firmly and fervently defend your rights under the authorities of local, state, and federal laws including but not limited to:

  • New York State Labor Laws
  • New York State Anti-Discrimination Laws
  • New York State Leave Laws
  • New York City Human Rights Laws
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERA)
  • New York State Civil Service and General Municipal Laws

Practice Areas

Our extensive labor and employment litigation experience serves as the foundation upon which we provide advice and assistance to assist our clients in resolving workplace challenges including the full range of employment concerns. Some of our practice areas of law include:

  • Wrongful discharge/wrongful termination;
  • Whistleblower cases;
  • Wage and hour/overtime;
  • Retaliation;
  • Discrimination;
  • Military discrimination in employment;
  • Sexual harassment/Quid pro quo;
  • Employer handbooks;
  • Employment contracts;
  • Executive compensation agreements; and
  • School districts and grievances.

Providing High-Quality Legal Assistance

No matter your issue, our team of dedicated New York State labor and employment lawyers will make sure you understand all your legal options and the potential outcomes they will bring when an employment issue arises. In order to make sure that we create a successful plan for resolving your legal issue, we will take the time to understand the details and intricacies of your case as well as your goals and needs.

We can assist you at any stage of your employment issue, whether it is reporting, negotiating, mediating, or going to court. We will be with you every step of the way.

For businesses, we will proactively help you maintain compliance with New York’s complex labor laws. We offer assistance in drafting employee handbooks and rules that are respectful of employee rights. We also represent companies in issues involving employment law.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Following the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), New York and other state employers with more than 15 employees must provide access to reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers with known limitations due to their pregnancy.

As one of the leading employment law firms in New York, our attorneys have assisted many individuals understand their rights under New York’s numerous pregnancy-related employment laws and hold employers responsible should they violate them. To learn more about how this Act will impact pregnant workers access to reasonable accommodations or what other state and federal laws might apply to your discrimination case, please visit our subpage on the topic here.

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At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our commitment to quality never ends. We listen to your legal concerns, counsel you on your legal issues and represent you in legal proceedings. Our already knowledgeable attorneys are continually learning more, developing their resources and honing their skills. We make ourselves accessible to you at every turn, committing to be your long-term legal partner.

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Tully Rinckey is a full-service law firm. We handle legal issues relating to appellate law, litigation, bankruptcy, international and U.S.-based business law, family and matrimonial law, military and federal employment law, intellectual property law, and much more. We also offer a variety of services, including estate planning, security clearance representation, and congressional investigations. Regardless of your legal needs, we have the experienced counsel you need.

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Our highly knowledgeable law team comes to the table with attorneys who have 20 to 30 years of experience representing hundreds of clients. With hundreds of years of combined experience in appellate, international and U.S. business and corporate commercial law, litigation, criminal law, immigration, bankruptcy, employment law, estate planning, our team has what it takes to ensure your success.

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