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Borrelli & Associates negotiates $135K settlement for Age Discrimination and Unpaid Wages

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New York employment law firm, Borrelli and Associates, P.L.L.C represented a client against her employer, an international interior design association, for claims of age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, the New York City Human Rights Law, as well as for claims of unpaid wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York Labor Law, and the New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations. The client alleged that the company took several adverse actions against our client due to her age in an effort to force her from her employment. Further, the company misclassified her as exempt from federal and state overtime laws and thus cheated her out of her overtime wages. The Firm negotiated a pre-litigation settlement of $135,000.00. Michael J. Borrelli, Alexander T. Coleman, and Jeffrey Maguire handled the matter on behalf of the Firm.

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Job Interview on Your Agenda? Beware of these Questions!

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A job interview is one of the most stressful parts of job hunting. Despite the excitement and opportunity of being offered the job, the initial stages of meeting a potential employer and making a good impression are tough.

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Worried about Bad Credit Affecting Your Job Opportunities? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Job hunting is stressful and can be even more so if you are worried about your credit affecting the chances you’ll be hired. Financial problems are understandable when you’re out of work and the longer you are without a job the worse your financial problems become – to the point they might affect your credit. It becomes a spiral that is tough to crawl out of, especially if you are searching for work in a field that uses credit to make hiring decisions.

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Did a Recent Job Interview Include Any of these Questions? Your Potential Future Employer Just Broke the Law!

If you are a job hunter, you already know how intimidating an experience the interview can be. Answering detailed questions about your work history and professional goals is enough to drive anyone into panic mode.

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