Pawtucket Employment Law Attorney

Since most of us spend a good part of our lives working hard at our jobs and career, dealing with a wrongful termination, workplace discrimination, harassment, or a denial of our rightful employee benefits will have a significant effect on our lives. As a qualified attorney The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi protects the rights of employees in Pawtucket and assists client with pursuing legal action against employers who violate employment laws.

At both the trial and appellate levels, The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi has a proven track record for achieving results with employment cases that include:

Worker’s Compensation Claims

Only an experienced Pawtucket attorney with a keen understanding of the region’s employment law can ensure you are reimbursed medical costs and lost wages due to an injury sustained on the job. In addition, The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi provides you with the legal facts regarding FMLA laws that grant a certain amount of unpaid leave per year, as well as ADA laws that require an employer to provide special accommodations when necessary for workers returning to the job following a leave. If you have been harassed or experienced retaliation as a result of workers compensation claim, contact the law office of The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi immediately to protect your rights and ensure you the compensation guaranteed by law.

Employee Benefits and Pension Claims

Claims made through the Employment and retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) involve employers who have improperly managed or failed to pay pension benefits to employees. Pawtucket workers are required to faithfully maintain the funds within retirement funds and are subject to significant penalties when in violation of ERISA. Enforcing Pawtucket employment regulations regarding pensions and benefits is a complex area of law. Contact The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi when your severance or pension benefits have been withheld for competent and skilled employment litigation and representation.

Wage and Overtime Claims

The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employees who are not exempt to be paid time-and-a-half their regular wage for any hours that exceed a regular 40 hour work week. Confusion may arise with many salaried employees who may be uncertain whether their specific status is viewed as eligible for overtime pay under the law. If you suspect your employer is being unfair with you regarding overtime pay or cheating you with regard to wages, hours and benefits, contact The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi to review the specifics of your case.

Whistleblower Claims

It is important for workers to understand employment laws with regard to whistleblowers in Pawtucket. You cannot be fired for reporting sexual harassment, environment law violations, refusing a bribe, or reporting corruption and refusal to commit and illegal act. If you have suffered retaliation for reporting discriminatory acts, The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi can protect your rights and pursue compensatory damages for losses incurred as well as emotional distress in certain cases.

The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi has success in a wide range of employment law cases for many Pawtucket workers employed within a range of industries. Consult the law office of The Law Office of Kenneth J Amoriggi attorney for knowledgeable legal counsel for the following legal services in addition to those listed above:

  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Sexual harassment
  • Family responsibility discrimination
  • Women’s rights in the workplace
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Unemployment compensation