“El-Hag helped me recover $100,000 in unpaid overtime because the time spent traveling was not paid”
About El-Hag & Associates, P.C
The Law Firm That Fights for Workers’ Rights
El-Hag & Associates, P.C is a labor & employment law firm. Our mission is to educate and empower every working person in Westchester County New York and the surrounding areas so they are never taken advantage of by their employer.
We will educate you about your rights at work and create a comprehensive plan to address your legal needs.
We guarantee a relationship of ongoing trust, transparency & communication. If you feel you have been paid incorrectly, treated unfairly in the workplace, or wrongly terminated, call El-Hag & Associates, P.C- a Westchester New York labor & employment law firm.
Our Practice Areas
Unpaid Wages & Wage Theft
Unpaid Wages & Wage Theft
In the NY, violations of wage and hour laws often go unnoticed as employers often misclassify workers as independent contractors, making it harder for employees to detect and report violations. If you’re not getting hours or wages that you’re entitled to, talk to our lawyers to find out your rights and options.
Overtime Pay Violations
If you think you might be owed overtime wages that your employer has not paid, it’s important to get help right away. Our NY Labor & Employment Lawyers will discuss the facts with you and strategize on how you can proceed if your employer is denying that they owe you unpaid overtime wages.
Some employers are not following the law and are giving all their employees a paycheck, but they aren’t including the sales commissions that they owe you. This can lead to a significant amount of money that you’re owed! Our NY lawyers can help get your unpaid sales commissions back.
Minimum Wage Violations
Workers must be paid at least an hourly minimum wage. However, many employers choose not to fulfill this responsibility and they purposely do not pay their workers that minimum wage. This can lead to a significant amount of money over time. Learn how our NY labor and employment lawyers can help you.
Discrimination In The Workplace
Gender Discrimination in the workplace is a pervasive problem that many employees suffer from. Learn about how to get yourself compensated from gender discrimination and what steps you should take if you are an individual who has been victim of this unfair practice.
If you’re pregnant the last thing you need to worry about is your employer’s lack of concern for your well-being. Our New York Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination lawyers can provide you with understanding and peace of mind.
Age discrimination in the workplace can be difficult to detect, but it is illegal and there are steps you can take to protect your rights. Learn how our NY labor & employment lawyers can help you get the compensation that you deserve.
If you believe that you were wrongfully denied a job or fired from your position, or otherwise treated unfairly on the job due to a disability, our what our NY labor and employment lawyers who are experts at proving these cases and can help you get the compensation owed to you.
If you’re a victim of Sexual Orientation Discrimination, you may be eligible to receive compensation from your employer. Learn about complaints involving discrimination in hiring and promotion, sexual orientation discrimination for wages, and hostile work environments and how to get help getting the compensation you deserve.
If you feel that you have been discriminated against at work due to your race our NY labor & employment lawyers can advise as to what steps to you need to take to gather evidence and get the compensation that you deserve
Do you think you have been discriminated against at work due to your religion or religious practices and have been terminated or denied equal wages and benefits as co-employees, our NY labor & employment lawyers can advise as to what steps to you need to take to gather evidence and get the compensation that you deserve
With the advancement of technology, employers are increasingly willing to use genetic information for certain not always legal purposes. This has led to the rise of Genetic Information Discrimination in the workplace. If you believe you have been genetically discriminated against at work our NY labor and employment lawyers can help you get the compensation that you deserve
The employment market is evolving rapidly with the introduction of artificial intelligence. The results could be significant for workers, employers, and job seekers. Do you feel like your career has been sabotaged by algorithmic discrimination? Our NY Labor & Employment Lawyers can help you.
Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment, FMLA, and other Workplace Issues
Did your boss fire you and you feel the reasons were unfair and based upon discriminatory reasons such as Sexual Orientation, generally referred to as “wrongful termination” or “wrongful discharge”? It is not easy to prove wrongful termination, but our labor and employment lawyers are experts that can advise of your rights and what next steps to take
Sexual Harassment At Work
Are you a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace and denied opportunities and jobs, and and forced to work in a hostile work environment because of it? Learn more about how our New York labor & employment lawyers can help you get the protection, justice and compensation that you deserve
Whistle Blowing & Retaliation
Our law firm defends whistle-blowers who expose illegal or unethical behavior. We understand the importance of corporate and government whistleblowing, and we handle these cases with care and diligence, protect your legal rights and not let your employer retaliate against you.
You’ve tried your best to get your point across in the most effective way possible, but it’s not working. You’re speaking up, but your boss still disagrees with you and your co-workers. Well, now there may be a solution for you–Unionizing! Our NY Labor and Employment Lawyers will advise as to your options, and next steps to unionizing your workplace.
Family Medical Leave Act
The Family Medical Leave Act is a federal law that guarantees eligible employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave a year to recover from their own serious health condition or that of a family member. If you believe your FMLA rights are being violated, our New York labor and employment law firm will help you receive the compensation you deserve.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that regulates the employment of hourly workers in the United States by setting and enforcing standards for minimum wage, maximum hours, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor. The FLSA applies to private as well as public sector employers.
Separation Agreement Reviews, Contract Negotiations & Others
If you’re laid off, your employer might offer a severance package to help ease the transition into an uncertain future. But what if you didn’t get a severance plan? Protect yourself and get more money for leaving your job by learning your rights and developing a strategy with our NY labor and employment law firm.
Employment Contract Negotiations
Do you want a lawyer to help you create your own contract work agreement with your employer? Do you have any questions about the contract work agreement process and what it means for your job? Our NY labor and employment law firm can help you get the maximum compensation, benefits, and protections that are best for you.
Breach of Employment Contract
If you are a New York worker and your employer is not adhering to the terms of your work agreement, such as not paying your proper wage or violating an important safety regulation, contact an NY labor and employment lawyer.
How We Help You Settle In Just 4-9 Months
Settlement or Lawsuit
WHY CHOOSE US TO HANDLE YOUR LAWSUIT?
NY Labor & Employment Lawyers
- We Only Represent Employees, Workers And Freelancers, We Do Not Represent Businesses
- We Will Fight To Get You The Justice You Deserve
- Get A Free Confidential Consultation
- No Upfront Fees Or Retainers – We Get Paid Only If You Get Paid
- 8 In 10 Clients Recover Tens Of Thousands And 2 In 10 Can Recover Life Changing Amounts.
recovered $160,000 in severance pay and left work on his own terms.
recovered $60,000 when her employer denied her leave for her disabled child (3 years pay)!
recovered $50,000 for losing his job after his boss made racists comments!
recovered $25,000 in unpaid overtime because her boss incorrectly treated her as not entitled to overtime under the law as a salaried office worker.
recovered $45,000 as a deli worker because he worked more than 40 hours a week without overtime pay. The boss paid him off the books without paying him any overtime and we recovered an extra $10,000 in penalties.
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