Employment Discrimination Settlement Mineola NY

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

Local Companies

James Patrick Butler
212-644-1010
950 3rd Ave Fl 14th
New York, NY
Kenneth Alan Margolis
212-644-1010
950 3rd Ave
New York, NY
Jack Bryant Tuckner
212-766-9100
120 BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NY
Kira Repetto-Cruz
225 BROADWAY STE 512
NEW YORK, NY
Timothy Joseph Mcinnis
521 5TH AVE RM 1700
NEW YORK, NY
Frank W Brennan
516-248-9880
170 OLD COUNTRY RD STE 608
MINEOLA, NY
Andrez Carberry
212-878-7964
100 Church St
New York, NY
Lisa Ruth Lipman
1350 BROADWAY RM 2210
NEW YORK, NY
Martin Neil Silberman
212-219-2100
110 William St Ste 1410
New York, NY
Stafford A. Woodley
212-895-4226
153 E 53rd St Fl 31st
New York, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided by: 

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

For more information visit avvo.com