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Hostile Work Environment

New York hostile work environment lawyer Borrelli & Associated PLLC NY Employment Law blog.

Firm represented a male staff member against his former employer for egregious hostile work environment sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (“Title VII”), the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law. After sending a demand letter […]

hostile work environment

Working in a hostile work environment is never easy. Problems range from subtle behaviors that make you feel unwelcome or uncomfortable to outright discriminatory, harassing, or bullying behavior. If you’ve been subjected to hostility or discrimination in your work environment and want to seek compensation for the violation of your rights, it’s important to know […]

New Action filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of Bronx Amondi v. Promise Home Care Agency, Inc., and Godfrey Echendu, individually, Index No.:811195/2022E  On September 28, 2022, Plaintiff Amondi, by and through her attorneys, BORRELLI & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., as and for her Complaint PROMISE HOME CARE AGENC, INC. (“Promise […]

New Action filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York Cunliffe et. al v. Caroline Sandberg, Index No.:150610/22  On January 20, 2022, Plaintiff Cunliffe, by and through her attorneys, BORRELLI & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., as and for her Complaint against CAROLINE SANDBERG (“Defendant”), alleges upon knowledge as to herself […]

sexual harassment

There are many myths about sexual harassment. Some people believe that it is not a real problem, or that it only happens to women. Others think that sexual harassment is just harmless fun, or that it is only a problem in the workplace. The truth is that sexual harassment is a very real problem that […]

sexually harassed

Working from home removes a lot of the frustration and nuisances that come with working in an office. Not only can it be more comfortable, but it also means you won’t need to work as hard to get along with people with whom you might not see eye-to-eye. But remote work doesn’t remove all risk […]

Paid Family Leave

The majority of people working in New York are eligible for Paid Family Leave. Formerly, this was called Maternity Leave but now it’s offered to both mothers and fathers. New York has the country’s strongest family leave policy. It ensures working families never need to worry about jeopardizing their jobs as a result of having […]

Gender Discrimination

Concerns about gender discrimination and sexual discrimination are common in the modern workplace. Is there a difference between the two and what do you need to know if either affects you? Some use the terms “gender discrimination” and “sexual harassment” interchangeably but they are not the same. Understanding the difference helps you navigate your complex […]

fired for what you listen to at work

Your employer has a right to limit what you listen to while in the workplace. Some employers have even implemented policies regarding music and other media in the workplace. If you violent this policy, your employer has a right to discipline you. What do you need to know about discrimination and music in the workplace? […]

Firm Secures Judgment in the amount of $1,204,694.87

Firm Secures Judgment in the amount of $1,204,694.87 – Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination Case – As reported in the New York Post, Firm represented a female employee against her former employer JS Barkats, P.L.L.C., a law firm, and Sunny Barkats, an individual, for, quid pro quo sexual harassment and gender discrimination […]


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