Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP

Since 1999 we are New York’s leading women’s rights in the workplace law firm. We have represented hundreds of women (and men) against all forms of unjust workplace conduct, including wrongful termination, all forms of gender discrimination such as sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and maternity leave violations, and race, age, ethnicity, and religious discrimination, as well as those who have been illegally fired or the subject of wrongful termination.

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Despite making numerous gains in the last 30 years, women still face significant challenges in the workplace. At Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP, we believe that all women should have equal access to employment. Women should also be able to work free from ​gender discrimination​. At our law firm, we focus on representing women who have suffered injuries due to illegal discrimination in the workplace. Many of our cases focus on enforcing…
  By Saswat Pattanayak In a far-reaching and landmark 6-to-3 ruling which coincides with the Pride Month, the US Supreme Court has ruled that federal sex discrimination protections extend to gay and transgender workers, making it clear that employees cannot be fired under federal law simply because of their gender identity or sexual orientation. The decision is also being talked about because it has been authored by one of the most conservative justices, Neil Gorsuch…
By Saswat Pattanayak New York Times has recently featured Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color” as saying, “We’re not trying to compete with Floyd’s story, we’re trying to complete the story.” Indeed that is the story of Breonna Taylor, the black emergency medical technician from Louisville, Ky., who was killed by the police in March, only weeks before Floyd’s death. It is not quite unpredictable…
Although women have made some gains in the workplace over the last several decades, progress has been slow. At Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP, the women’s rights law firm, we continue to see cases in which employers intentionally discriminate against women in the workplace. In other cases, employers unintentionally block their female employees from promotions and pay women less than men for performing equal work.   The Glass Ceiling and Gender Pay Disparity…
The escalating coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has changed the life and work situations for millions of people throughout the US. In this time of frightening medical and economic crisis, Tuckner Sipser is especially concerned about protecting employee rights, we have prepared a set of FAQs to explain how federal, state, and local laws can protect your job and your income. We are happy to share with our readers a free e-book on New York Employee Rights
Hi, I’m Debbrah O’Rell with Tuckner Sipser, an employment discrimination law firm. And let me say at the start, I’m not a lawyer, I don’t give legal advice, but I do share information about the process in general. And the question I want to address today is, “If I complain about being discriminated against, I’m afraid I’m going to be fired. I can’t afford to be without my job. What do I do?” So first…
By Jack Tuckner, Esq.     The federal minimum wage has been an appalling low $7.25 an hour since 2009, the same unlivable minimum wage still in effect for workers in 21 US states. Fortunately, the current minimum wage for all employees in NYC is $15.00 per hour, and it’s $13.00 per hour if you work on Long Island or in Westchester, and the state minimum wage is $11.80 per hour if you work anywhere…
By Chelsey Glasson – Medium You’ll be confused by conflicting legal advice from different attorneys. You’ll quickly learn in vetting attorneys that there are many different approaches to fighting pregnancy discrimination legally. For example, you might file a complaint at the federal level with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), or you might file a state-level lawsuit. I highly recommend checking out Jack Tuckner’s podcast for a more comprehensive overview of your options. —- As a…
If you are pregnant and suffering severe anxiety right now about giving birth during this coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, your employer must take that into account and be flexible with you due to your current pregnancy-based limitations. The post Are you pregnant and suffering severe anxiety during the COVID-19 health crisis? appeared first on NY Employment Lawyers | Sexual Harassment | Wrongful Termination.…
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. I’m pregnant, due in June and incredibly anxious about giving birth in a hospital. I’m having a hard time concentrating at work and my boss is harassing me. Do I have any recourse? Yes, your pregnancy-related severe anxiety regarding giving birth in a hospital during this escalating and unprecedented American coronavirus pandemic is covered by the law. First, if you work in NYC, your pregnancy-related anxiety is absolutely covered under the…