Gender Discrimination


Disparate treatment on the basis of gender is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as New York State and City Human Rights Laws.

Gender discrimination can take many forms, including:

  • refusing to hire a job candidate due to gender stereotyping or sex discrimination;
  • firing an employee due to gender stereotyping or sex discrimination;
  • lower pay (including employee benefits) given similar working experience, whether due to gender stereotyping or sex discrimination;
  • difference in promotion (demotion) given similar performance, whether due to gender stereotyping or sex discrimination;
  • unreasonable restrictions on the performance of job assignments on the basis of sex;
  • abusive/ hostile working conditions created by severe or frequent comments about gender.Disparate treatment on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as New York State and City Human Rights Laws.
  • Pregnancy discrimination can take many forms, including

Pregnancy Discrimination

  • refusing to hire candidate due to perceived pregnancy;
  • firing an employee shortly after she announces her pregnancy;
  • failure to accommodate employee’s medical condition after childbirth;
  • if employer provides fringe benefits such as sick pay and disability benefits, failure to allow pregnant women to apply those benefits;
  • if employer has more than fifty (50) employees, failure to allow pregnant employees to go on maternity leave.

Since 1989, Troy Law has committed itself to serving the Flushing immigrant community. We have advocated for many victims of racial discrimination. We will advocate for you against your employer’s discriminatory misconduct, whatever form it may take.

Contact us today at (718) 762-1324 to schedule an appointment with our experienced attorneys.