Employment discrimination on the basis or race still happens more often than anyone wants to believe, and it's against the law.
New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27, 2012
A Trinidadian employee of Interpublic Group of Cos. recently filed a lawsuit of great interest to New York civil rights violation lawyers at The Perecman Firm.
The lawsuit (No. 12-CV-2996) against Interpublic, the world's fourth-largest agency holding company, was filed by Joy C. Noel, for race discrimination.
“Employment discrimination on the basis or race still happens more often than anyone wants to believe, and it's against the law,” said New York employment discrimination lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, one of New York’s civil rights violation law firms.
The civil rights violation lawsuit alleging employment discrimination in New York was filed in Manhattan federal court.
Complaints in the civil rights violation lawsuit include a “work environment where racial discrimination is condoned” and retaliation for complaining about workplace discrimination.
The job discrimination lawsuit also alleges that Caucasian and light-skinned Hispanics receive higher salaries and more benefits than African-American or other dark skinned employees.
There are many different kinds of workplace discrimination. Race discrimination includes bias in any employment decision based on physical characteristics associated with ethnicity or race, including skin pigmentation, complexion and shade. Workplace discrimination based on race is a violation of federal law, New York State law and NYC law.
New York civil rights violation lawyers at The Perecman Firm also understand the law prohibits retaliation of those who may have complained of job discrimination or unfair treatment.
Noel is seeking $50 million in damages.
According to AdAge (4/20/2012), “lack of diversity among employees has long plagued” the advertising business.
Individuals who believe they have been victims of employment discrimination in New York, or feel they are experiencing retaliation in the workplace, can contact New York civil rights violation lawyers at The Perecman Firm at http://www.perecman.com.
About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:
For the past 30 years, the New York civil rights violation, medical malpractice, construction accident, and auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have handled all types of cases including race discrimination and gender harassment in the workplace. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, has been recognized for his achievements as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranks The Perecman Firm among the top 20 personal injury firms in New York City for 2011-2012.
The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict** for a construction accident (Index 112370/03), a $5.35 million dollar verdict*** for an automobile accident (Index 2749/04), and a $40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice (Index 2146/03)****.
The Perecman Firm serves Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Westchester, Upstate NY, Morris County, and Rockland County.
**later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
*** later settled for $3.5 million
**** total potential payout