Irondequoit Gender Discrimination Attorney

Find the right Gender Discrimination attorney in Irondequoit, NY

New York employers must abide by the Civil Rights Act of 1963 and the Equal Pay Act, both of which prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender. Consequently employers cannot use sex or gender as a basis for determinations regarding wages, hiring procedures, or promotion policies. They are also required to make sure that the working environment is neither hostile to a specific gender nor overtly sexual.

What Must be Proven in a Discrimination Claim?

Discrimination occurs according to the Equal Pay Act if both men and women are working in the same job and performing the same tasks, yet receive different wages. Discrimination claims in Irondequoit can be proven where the employer only hires one gender, promotes employees on the basis of gender, or acts in retaliation against a worker who has complained of employer misconduct.

When is Sexual Harassment Prohibited?

Sexual harassment includes any unwanted sexual behavior, whether verbal or physical, directed at the victim. An employer in Irondequoit could also potentially be held liable for inappropriate behavior that was conducted by an employee's co-worker.

New York employers may also be liable for allowing conduct to lead to a work environment that is overly sexual. Gender discrimination is usually difficult to prove without a lawyer because the specifics of proving intent can be complicated. There are also detailed procedures that must be followed when pursuing a claim.

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Life in Irondequoit

Irondequoit is located in Monroe County, New York. It has a population of 51,692 per the 2010 census. It is large suburb of Rochester.

Popular sites include Helmer Nature CENTER, Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge, Parkside Whispering Pines, Rochester Canoe Club, Seabreeze Amusement Park, and The Flats.

Many attorneys have established practices in the suburb. Therefore, residents and businesses can rest assured because their legal needs can and will be taken care of.

Famous residents include David Walker, Cal Ripken Sr., Sean Lahman, Don Holleder, and Steve Gadd.

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