I'm a female construction worker. I was laid off. Boss said he'll hire me back. Instead, he hired a guy in my place. No females

Asked about 1 year ago - New York, NY

are working with this company.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Consult with an employment lawyer.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Darrel S Jackson


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    Answered . It's possible that you have a gender discrimination claim, but a lawyer would need more information to know for sure. These types of issues require a careful evaluation. I would encourage you to consult with an employment lawyer near you. Good luck.

    My answers to questions posted on AVVO are intended to provide general information only, and are not intended to... more
  3. Vincent Peter White

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    Answered . You may have a viable claim, I suggest you arrange a free consultation with an experienced employment attorney immediately.

    This answer does not constitute legal advice and you should contact an attorney to confirm or research further any... more
  4. Eric Sanders

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    Answered . You should consult with an attorney that practices civil rights as you may well have claims under the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the Civil Rights Act of 1871 (if under cloak of state power), NYS Human Rights Law and the NYC Human Rights Law as well as some common law torts.

    Answers to questions posted on the AVVO website as well as content contained on The Sanders Firm, P.C., website is... more

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