Andrew S. Abramson has been practicing law since 1989. In 1995 Mr. Abramson realized a life long dream to start his own law firm whree he concentrates his practice in employment law, helping employees fight unfair practices by their employers such as discrimination based upon age, race, sex, religion and national origin, sexual harassment, overtime and unpaid wage disputes and violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mr. Abramson also represents clients in unemployment compensation claims, severance agreements, executive employment contracts and disability and pension benefit claims. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Abramson was employed by a large center city Philadelphia law firm, Hoyle, Morris and Kerr, where his typical client was a large national corporation and he was involved in litigating cases with teams of attorneys throughout the United States
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- Extreme Sexual Harassment of Philadelphia Police Detective Proceeds to Trial
18 February 2017
- Pennsylvania Employee with 31-year Tenure Terminated by New Supervisor Has Viable Age, Sex & Retaliation Claims
10 February 2017
- Age Discrimination Proven When 50 Year Old+ Employees are Treated Differently than 40 Year Olds
25 January 2017
- Employee Terminated After Sexual Relationship with a Company Owner on Employer Sponsored Trip Has Viable Sex Discrimination & Hostile Work Environment Claims
16 January 2017
- Husband Proceeds with Sex Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Against Employer Based on Wife’s Actions
6 January 2017
- Employer May be Liable for Sexual Harassment by Coworkers Who are not Supervisors
3 January 2017
- Employee with Chrohn’s Disease has Disability Discrimination, Failure to Reasonably Accommodate & FMLA Claims
28 December 2016
- Female Pennsylvania Manufacturing Employee’s Sexual Harassment, Retaliation & Sex Discrimination Claims Proceed to Trial
19 December 2016
- Caucasian Television Anchor Proceeds with Race Discrimination Case
14 December 2016
- Q. I feel like I am being harassed in a sexual way by someone who is frequently at my work, but they are not an employee
- A: While sexual harassment claims typically involve another employee/manager that works for the employer, there are circumstances in which an employer can be held responsible for sexually harassing conduct by a non-employee. In this type of situation, it is critical to speak to an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible. Feel free to contact our firm to discuss the situation further. Andrew S. Abramson, Esq Abramson Employment Law, LLC 790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike - Suite 205 Blue Bell, PA 19422 telephone: 267-470-4742 telecopy: 267-470-4754 email: email@example.com web: job-discrimination.com
- Q. My employer owes me thousands in back wages. I am also owed more money for buying material. How do I get my money?
- A: Assuming that you work in Pennsylvania you may have a claim for up to 125% of the amount of wages due plus attorneys' fees and costs. Feel free to contact our office to provide more information. Andrew S. Abramson, Esq. Abramson Employment Law, LLC 790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike - Suite 205 Blue Bell, PA 19422 telephone: 267-470-4742 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: job-discrimination.com .
- Q. My husband's employment agency is playing games with his continued employment at Amazon, what can we do?
- A: The facts that you detail could support a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relatins Act depending on how the situation plays out. Feel free to contact our office to provide further details for assessment.
- Q. i have worked for roughly 8 months for a local realtor and I believe i have been mislabeled as an independent contractor
- A: The limited facts that you outline could support you being deemed an an employee. If you are an employee and work more than 40 hours per week, you could then be entitled to overtime pay for each hour over 40 that you work. More details concerning your job duties and the employer are needed in order to make a definitive assessment. I woudl urge you not to quit until you review the entire situation with an experienced employment law attorney. Please feel free to contact our office to discuss the situation further. Andrew S. Abramson, Esq. Abramson Employment Law, LLC 790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike - Suite 205 Blue Bell, PA 19422 telephone: 267-470-4742 email: email@example.com web: job-discrimination.com
- Q. I am labeled a independent contractor for a local realitor. Im paid 12 hourly . I should be labeled employee.
- A: Thank you for contacting our firm through Justia Ask a Lawyer. As a courtesy to e-mail correspondents, Abramson Employment Law, LLC reviews all e-mail and provides correspondents with a brief courtesy reaction to a factual scenario on a complimentary basis. All information, which is received, is deemed confidential. Please understand that this communication does not constitute a detailed legal opinion for which a client has retained the attorney. While I would need to know more facts that you detail in your message, based on the limited information provided it would appear that you may have a claim that you should be treated as an employee and that you are entitled to overtime pay. As to unemployment benefits, as you appear to still be working, I do not see how unemployment is a question at this time. Please provide the following additional information which is required for conflicting checking purposes and in order to document with whom we are communicating. Upon receipt of this information we will promptly reply to the substance of your inquiry. You can also submit the information directly by email to our secure email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. 1. Your full name and address 2. Name of employer and approximate number of employees employed 3. City / state / county where employed 4. Job title and full description of duties 5. Salary / rate of pay 6. Number of hours regularly schedule to work each week 7. Any other information, which you believe, is relevant _______________________________________ Andrew S. Abramson, Esq Abramson Employment Law, LLC 790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike Suite 205 Blue Bell, PA 19422 telephone: 267-470-4742 telecopy: 267-470-4754 email: email@example.com web: job-discrimination.com
- Q. If I am demoted and a younger employee is given my job is that discrimination?
- A: The facts that you detail could support a claim for age discrimination as you are being less favorably than a younger employee. For more information regarding age discriminator see this link. http://www.job-discrimination.com/age-discrimination.html/ Feel free to contact our office to provide more details so that we can evaluate the entire situation.
- Q. Can I sue my place of work for hiring someone while I was out of work injuried?
- A: The answer to your question may be depend on the number of employees who work for your employer and the nature of your injury/disability. If you worked more than one year and there are more than 50 employees, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) may provide protection. If not, depending on the nature of your injury/disability, there may be protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. In order to fully assess your situation we will need more facts. Feel free to contact our firm for assistance. See our website at http://www.job-discrimination.com.
- Q. Hello, i have just received a Notice of Hearing for Unemployment. Is it good to have legal representation. ?
- A: Yes. It is very likely that the employer will have either an attorney or experienced human resources employee at the hearing. In order to have the best opportunity to protect your claim for unemployment compensation benefits you should retain an attorney. For more information on Pennsylvania unemployment compensation claims see this link http://www.job-discrimination.com/unemployment-compensation.html
- Q. I was laid off my former employer is telling unemployment that I was terminated in order to deny my claim. I need help
- A: Based on the facts that you report you may be eligible for benefits and you should retain an experienced employment law attorney to file an appeal and represent you at an unemployment hearing. See this link for more infomrtion on unemployment benefits: http://www.job-discrimination.com/unemployment-compensation.html