Employment Law Attorneys For Employees

Employment Lawyers New York and Connecticut Offices

The Boyd Law Group, PLLC's employment lawyers represent individuals dealing with workplace discrimination, severance and contract negotiations in employment, labor, commercial and education law matters. In these matters, individuals often find themselves at a great disadvantage when they seek to protect their legal rights against large companies with full legal teams.

If you feel you are being discriminated against in the workplace, wrongfully discharged, sexually harassed or if you are stuck in a hostile working environment, have an employment contract or severance agreement to be reviewed, please contact us at +1 (800) 617-4BLG or fill out the form on the Contact Us page.  Our attorneys are admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Below we’ve listed particular areas of workplace law that we often handle for individuals.

Workplace Discrimination: Negotiations, Agency or Court Representation

BLG handles discrimination and harassment claims in every forum. We have experience practicing in the federal and state courts, and in all of the administrative agencies which enforce laws against discrimination. We have also successfully resolved many matters for our clients without incurring the substantial hours and costs that administrative proceedings and court practice become necessary. BLG seriously believes in the importance of a workplace free from discrimination, and we will fight to protect you and your rights.

We represent individuals with claims against their employers in many areas, including:

  • AGE DISCRIMINATION
  • RACE DISCRIMINATION
  • NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION
  • SEX OR GENDER DISCRIMINATION (INCLUDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT)
  • RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION
  • SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION
  • DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
  • PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION
  • HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • RETALIATION (INCLUDING WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIMS)
  • WRONGFUL DISCHARGE

Executive Contracts and Non-Compete Agreements

BLG can review your severance package to make sure that it is fair and that you aren't foregoing important rights. We can also work with you to negotiate a better executive contract, and to make sure that you aren't confident and comfortable with the agreement you sign.

We can also guide you through the complicated body of law involving your rights under Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreements. If your employment agreement has been breached we can represent you in court to enforce its terms. Areas BLG can help you with are:

  • Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Equity Agreements
  • Employee Stock Plans
  • Offer Letters
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Provisions
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholder and Operating Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Parachute Payment Negotiations

Labor Law

BLG has experience dealing with the full gamut of issues that arise in a unionized workplace. We can represent you in:

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Grievance Arbitrations
  • Matters before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Union Elections