Wrongful Termination Lawyers and Employment Discrimination Attorneys in Springfield and Northampton
Employment Discrimination Attorney Raymond Dinsmore provides professional and affordable legal help to employees in a wide variety of employment law matters including sexual harassment. Please contact me to schedule a consultation regarding the following legal matters:
Wrongful Discharge: There are many exceptions to the rule that at will employees can be fired “for any reason or no reason.” If you are an employee under contract with the employer, your rights may be more substantial than you think. If you feel that you made have been fired illegally or in breach of contract, contact me to discuss your case in more detail.
Discrimination: State and federal laws protect employees suffering from sexual harassment and from adverse employment action based on race, national origin, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religious creed, veteran status, and more. Discrimination cases are subject to short and stringent statute of limitations requirements. As an experienced sexual harassment lawyer in Springfield, I will fight to protect your rights. Contact me today to set up your initial consultation.
Wage and Hour Violations: There are numerous laws governing hours of work, pay and payroll deduction requirements, overtime and employee compensation. For instance, many employers attempt to improperly classify employees as salaried workers exempt from state and federal overtime requirements. Attorney Raymond Dinsmore represents employees in a wide range of wage and hour matters.
Family Medical Leave Act: Under the FMLA, companies with fifty or more employees are required to grant unpaid medical leave to qualified workers seeking time off to care for themselves or qualifying members of their families. If you have been denied leave, have been retaliated against for using FMLA, or simply have questions about the process that need answered, do not hesitate to contact Attorney Dinsmore who handles cases in Springfield and Northampton.
Unemployment Benefits: Employment Attorney Dinsmore has considerable experience representing employees fighting for their rights to unemployment compensation benefits. Whether you have left work voluntarily or discharged by the employer, Attorney Dinsmore can guide you through the unemployment benefits process from application through adjudication.
Employment Contracts/Non-Competes/Severance Agreements: If you require assistance reviewing, drafting, negotiating, or understanding employment contracts, contact us for a consultation.
We counsel employees and job applicants in all aspects of work related matters including
- Discrimination claims based on:
- Sexual Orientation
- Race/National Origin
- Sexual Harassment
- Non-payment of wages, overtime, tips and commissions
- Employment Contracts
- Family Medical Leave
- Severance Package Review
- Unemployment claims
- Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
- Whistleblower Protection
- Covenants not to compete