Employment Discrimination Settlement Flushing NY

An employment discrimination settlement is the final legal agreement that resolves all issues of a discrimination charge in Flushing. Once a settlement is reached between the employer and employee or potential employee, no further legal action can be taken.

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Heath Jason Rosenthal
212-468-4935
1740 Broadway
New York, NY
Matthew Robert Lamm
PO BOX 20221
NEW YORK, NY
Bradford Darrach Conover
75 ROCKEFELLER PLZ
NEW YORK, NY
Linda Marie Dardis
718-377-0600
2911 KINGS HWY
BROOKLYN, NY
Jill Lisa Rosenberg
212-506-5215
666 5TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY
Alexander Granovsky
212-803-4011
950 3rd Ave Fl 14th
New York, NY
Denise Dimson Rekem
201-845-9600
Park 80 West - Plaza One 250 Pehle Avenue
Saddle Brook, NJ
Daniel L. Alterman
35 WORTH ST LBBY
NEW YORK, NY
Davida S. Perry
212-889-6565
295 MADISON AVE
NEW YORK, NY
Sean Derwin Dias
201-896-4100
1100 VALLEYBROOK AVE PO BOX 790
LYNDHURST, NJ
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An employment discrimination settlement is the final legal agreement that resolves all issues of a discrimination charge. Once a settlement is reached between the employer and employee or potential employee, no further legal action can be taken. An employment discrimination charge may be settled any time during a discrimination investigation.

How an employment discrimination settlement is reached

Anyone who believes his or her employment rights were violated may file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Once a charge is filed, the EEOC notifies the employer and starts an investigation. If both the charging party and employer express an interest in settling the charge, the EEOC can make an effort to do so at any time during the investigation.

EEOC investigators may work with both parties to reach a settlement, or the charge may be referred to the EEOC's mediation program. These options are voluntary and offered at no cost.

Both parties, their respective attorneys (if retained), and the EEOC must agree to the terms of the settlement for it to be valid. If settlement or mediation efforts are unsuccessful, the charge is returned to the EEOC for investigation.

If the EEOC dismisses a charge or decides not to file suit, the charging party is given the right to file a private employment discrimination lawsuit. A private lawsuit may also be settled outside of court.

Benefits of employment discrimination settlement

The advantages of a settlement include the following:

-      Saves time and effort, especially if a charge is settled early in the investigation

-      Avoids lengthy litigation and the costs, uncertainty, and potential animosity associated with going to trial

-      Resolves a charge informally

-      Requires no admission of liability on the part of the employer

-      Dismisses the charge so that no further legal action can be taken

-      Is enforceable by court order

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