Kessler Matura P.C.

Kessler Matura P.C.

Kessler Matura P.C. is an employment law firm. At Kessler Matura P.C. we are always fighting for you, not them. Employment law firm representing employees only.

At the law office of Kessler Matura P.C., our lawyers offer clients a wealth of experience and knowledge based on decades of practicing law. We represent employees in a variety of matters, including:

- Disputes about overtime pay
- Wrongful termination
- Employment discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Retaliation
- Severance negotiation
- Non-competes

Operating as usual

06/01/2021

Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York. The new union, called the Tech Times Guild, represents more than 650 workers from the digital side of the company, including software engineers, designers, and data analysts. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more on workplace rights. #newsguild #laborunion #unions #employmentlaw #workplacerights #workersrights

Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York. The new union, called the Tech Times Guild, represents more than 650 workers from the digital side of the company, including software engineers, designers, and data analysts. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more on workplace rights. #newsguild #laborunion #unions #employmentlaw #workplacerights #workersrights

05/27/2021

Tana Forrester, Associate at Kessler Matura, participated in a panel discussion on returning to in-person work in the COVID-19 era as part of the LI LERA Spring 2021 conference on May 14. #LERA #LERAnews #employmentlaw Labor and Employment Relations Association

Tana Forrester, Associate at Kessler Matura, participated in a panel discussion on returning to in-person work in the COVID-19 era as part of the LI LERA Spring 2021 conference on May 14. #LERA #LERAnews #employmentlaw Labor and Employment Relations Association

05/24/2021

President Joe Biden has ordered that all federal contractors must pay their workers a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The new pay rate is effective next year. Make sure you are paid for your time and are not a victim of wage theft by visiting http://bit.ly/kmwtb21 #minimumwage #employmentlaw #workersrights #wageandhour #wages

President Joe Biden has ordered that all federal contractors must pay their workers a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The new pay rate is effective next year. Make sure you are paid for your time and are not a victim of wage theft by visiting http://bit.ly/kmwtb21 #minimumwage #employmentlaw #workersrights #wageandhour #wages

05/17/2021

Kessler Matura’s Troy Kessler joined Congressman Tom Suozzi, his Legislative Director, Diane Shust, and Federal Bar Association colleagues for Capitol Hill Day. CHD is the FBA’s annual advocacy event. CHD provides FBA leaders a chance to educate Congress about legislative proposals affecting the federal courts. Thank you Congressman Suozzi and Diane Shust for listening to our concerns! Federal Bar Association Rep. Tom Suozzi #employmentlaw

Kessler Matura’s Troy Kessler joined Congressman Tom Suozzi, his Legislative Director, Diane Shust, and Federal Bar Association colleagues for Capitol Hill Day. CHD is the FBA’s annual advocacy event. CHD provides FBA leaders a chance to educate Congress about legislative proposals affecting the federal courts. Thank you Congressman Suozzi and Diane Shust for listening to our concerns! Federal Bar Association Rep. Tom Suozzi #employmentlaw

05/05/2021

As of April 2021, more than 2,000 COVID-19-related employment complaints have been filed in US courts. These cases involve wrongful termination, the denial of disability leave & accommodations, discrimination/harassment, and retaliation/whistleblower. If you feel you have experienced any of these due to COVID-19, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615. #employmentlaw #wrongfultermination #workplacerights #workersrights

As of April 2021, more than 2,000 COVID-19-related employment complaints have been filed in US courts. These cases involve wrongful termination, the denial of disability leave & accommodations, discrimination/harassment, and retaliation/whistleblower. If you feel you have experienced any of these due to COVID-19, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615. #employmentlaw #wrongfultermination #workplacerights #workersrights

04/27/2021

In New York, your reproductive health decisions are not for your employer to make. Employers cannot discriminate or take retaliatory actions against applicants, employees, or an employee's dependents based on their sexual and reproductive health decisions. For more on workplace discrimination, visit www.kesslermatura.com #employmentlaw #workplacediscrimination #workplacewellness #workplacerights #reproductiverights

In New York, your reproductive health decisions are not for your employer to make. Employers cannot discriminate or take retaliatory actions against applicants, employees, or an employee's dependents based on their sexual and reproductive health decisions. For more on workplace discrimination, visit www.kesslermatura.com #employmentlaw #workplacediscrimination #workplacewellness #workplacerights #reproductiverights

04/21/2021

Kessler Matura partner, Marijana Matura will be speaking at the SHRMLI Workplace Law Breakfast Series on April 22nd. She will be discussing “From the Plaintiff's Side – a View from Across the Table” and exposing common mistakes employers make and how Plaintiff's attorneys value cases.

Kessler Matura partner, Marijana Matura will be speaking at the SHRMLI Workplace Law Breakfast Series on April 22nd. She will be discussing “From the Plaintiff's Side – a View from Across the Table” and exposing common mistakes employers make and how Plaintiff's attorneys value cases.

04/21/2021

Many restaurant managers hold pre-shift meetings. Employees must be paid for attending pre-shift meetings. Visit https://bit.ly/2Oa84Bz, to find out what you can do if you are not being paid for all of your time at work. #employmentlaw #workplacerights #wages #wageandhour #restaurantworkers #foodservice #serviceindustry

Many restaurant managers hold pre-shift meetings. Employees must be paid for attending pre-shift meetings. Visit https://bit.ly/2Oa84Bz, to find out what you can do if you are not being paid for all of your time at work. #employmentlaw #workplacerights #wages #wageandhour #restaurantworkers #foodservice #serviceindustry

04/16/2021

A recent study found 76% of Black and 77% of Asian employees in the construction industry reported limited career progression due to their race or other protected characteristics. For information about fighting race discrimination in the workplace, visit http://bit.ly/racediscrim #construction #constructionindustry #employmentlaw #workersrights #workplacediscrimination

A recent study found 76% of Black and 77% of Asian employees in the construction industry reported limited career progression due to their race or other protected characteristics. For information about fighting race discrimination in the workplace, visit http://bit.ly/racediscrim #construction #constructionindustry #employmentlaw #workersrights #workplacediscrimination

04/13/2021

The Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act gives farm workers the opportunity to receive overtime pay, a day of rest, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, disability and paid family leave, and the right to organize. For more info contact Kessler Matura at 1-800-831-8615. #nyfarmers #nyfarming #nysfarmers #nyfarmworkers #employmentlaw #workersrights

The Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act gives farm workers the opportunity to receive overtime pay, a day of rest, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, disability and paid family leave, and the right to organize. For more info contact Kessler Matura at 1-800-831-8615. #nyfarmers #nyfarming #nysfarmers #nyfarmworkers #employmentlaw #workersrights

What Causes Misbehavior In The Workplace? 04/07/2021

What Causes Misbehavior In The Workplace?

Workers may be at risk of mistreatment when employers condone — or engage in — discrimination.

What Causes Misbehavior In The Workplace? Certain attitudes can create an unsafe environment.

04/05/2021

It is illegal for employers to use genetic information (such as genetic tests of you or your family members, your family medical history, or your request or receipt of, genetic services such as genetic counseling) to make employment decisions. For more info. on your workplace rights, visit http://bit.ly/KessMat #workplacerights #employmentlaw #employeerights #workplacediscrimination

It is illegal for employers to use genetic information (such as genetic tests of you or your family members, your family medical history, or your request or receipt of, genetic services such as genetic counseling) to make employment decisions. For more info. on your workplace rights, visit http://bit.ly/KessMat #workplacerights #employmentlaw #employeerights #workplacediscrimination

03/30/2021

In NY, employment is generally “at will,” which means that an employee may be terminated at any time and for any reason, as long as the reason is not discriminatory or retaliatory. Offer letters and employment contracts are used to outline terms and conditions of employment. For more info on employment contracts, visit http://bit.ly/KMEEC #employmentcontract #employees #employmentlaw #workplacerights #employeebenefits

In NY, employment is generally “at will,” which means that an employee may be terminated at any time and for any reason, as long as the reason is not discriminatory or retaliatory. Offer letters and employment contracts are used to outline terms and conditions of employment. For more info on employment contracts, visit http://bit.ly/KMEEC #employmentcontract #employees #employmentlaw #workplacerights #employeebenefits

03/23/2021

Effective immediately, NYS employees can take up to four hours off from work, with pay, to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The four-hours of paid leave applies per vaccine injection. For more info, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #covid19vaccine #PaidLeaveforAll #workplacerights #employmentlaw

Effective immediately, NYS employees can take up to four hours off from work, with pay, to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The four-hours of paid leave applies per vaccine injection. For more info, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #covid19vaccine #PaidLeaveforAll #workplacerights #employmentlaw

03/17/2021

In NYC, employers cannot threaten, discriminate, or retaliate against you for organizing or talking with your coworkers about working conditions. If you feel you are experiencing unsafe workplace conditions, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #employmentlaw #workplacediscrimination #workplaceretaliation #workplace #workplacerights #employees

In NYC, employers cannot threaten, discriminate, or retaliate against you for organizing or talking with your coworkers about working conditions. If you feel you are experiencing unsafe workplace conditions, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #employmentlaw #workplacediscrimination #workplaceretaliation #workplace #workplacerights #employees

03/12/2021

The #AmericanRescuePlan is now law. It extends the federal “add-on” of $300 in extra weekly UI benefits (also for gig and self-employed workers) through September 6, 2021. The plan continues #FFCRA leave requiring employers with fewer than 500 #employees to provide leave for certain COVID-related reasons and expands the availability of reimbursed leave (such as obtaining a vaccination). For more information, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615. #employmentlaw #unemploymentbenefits #gigworkers #selfemployed

The #AmericanRescuePlan is now law. It extends the federal “add-on” of $300 in extra weekly UI benefits (also for gig and self-employed workers) through September 6, 2021. The plan continues #FFCRA leave requiring employers with fewer than 500 #employees to provide leave for certain COVID-related reasons and expands the availability of reimbursed leave (such as obtaining a vaccination). For more information, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615. #employmentlaw #unemploymentbenefits #gigworkers #selfemployed

03/09/2021

What does workplace retaliation look like? Find out by visiting http://bit.ly/Empretal #workplacerights #workplaceretaliation #employmentlaw #employees

What does workplace retaliation look like? Find out by visiting http://bit.ly/Empretal #workplacerights #workplaceretaliation #employmentlaw #employees

03/04/2021

NYS DOL’s new partial #unemployment system uses an “hours-based” approach. Under the new rules, you can work 30 hours or fewer and earn $504 or less without losing full unemployment benefits. Benefits will be reduced in increments based on your total hours of work for the week. For more info, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #unemploymentbenefits #workersrights #employees #employmentlaw #workplace

NYS DOL’s new partial #unemployment system uses an “hours-based” approach. Under the new rules, you can work 30 hours or fewer and earn $504 or less without losing full unemployment benefits. Benefits will be reduced in increments based on your total hours of work for the week. For more info, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #unemploymentbenefits #workersrights #employees #employmentlaw #workplace

02/25/2021

Recently a woman was denied a job after she mentioned she was pregnant while in the process of filling out paperwork for the position. This is a form of pregnancy discrimination. For more info on pregnancy discrimination, visit https://bit.ly/pregdiscrim #pregnancydiscrimination #workplacediscrimination #workplacerights #employmentlaw

Recently a woman was denied a job after she mentioned she was pregnant while in the process of filling out paperwork for the position. This is a form of pregnancy discrimination. For more info on pregnancy discrimination, visit https://bit.ly/pregdiscrim #pregnancydiscrimination #workplacediscrimination #workplacerights #employmentlaw

02/11/2021

Did you know that federal law protects workers age 40 and older from age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? If you are facing age discrimination in your workplace, visit https://bit.ly/discrimag #ADEA #agedsicrimination #workplacediscrimination #employmentlaw #workplace

Did you know that federal law protects workers age 40 and older from age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? If you are facing age discrimination in your workplace, visit https://bit.ly/discrimag #ADEA #agedsicrimination #workplacediscrimination #employmentlaw #workplace

02/09/2021

Google workers across the world are coming together to form a global union alliance. The newly formed coalition, called Alpha Global, is comprised of 13 unions representing workers in 10 different countries. Gallup estimates that as of 2020 65% of all Americans approve of labor unions. In part, the coronavirus pandemic is causing the latest surge in support for unions. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more on workplace rights. #laborunions #workersrights #unionsforall #employmentlaw

Google workers across the world are coming together to form a global union alliance. The newly formed coalition, called Alpha Global, is comprised of 13 unions representing workers in 10 different countries. Gallup estimates that as of 2020 65% of all Americans approve of labor unions. In part, the coronavirus pandemic is causing the latest surge in support for unions. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more on workplace rights. #laborunions #workersrights #unionsforall #employmentlaw

02/05/2021

Kessler Matura Partner, Troy Kessler, is co-chairing the ABA's 2021 ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee Midwinter Meeting on Feb. 11 & 12. The meeting will feature presentations by panelists representing management, unions, employees, and government on hot topics and cutting-edge issues in alternative dispute resolution in labor and employment law. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/adrmwm21 American Bar Association #AmericanBarAssociation #laborlaw #employmentlaw #nylawyers #nyclawyers

Kessler Matura Partner, Troy Kessler, is co-chairing the ABA's 2021 ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee Midwinter Meeting on Feb. 11 & 12. The meeting will feature presentations by panelists representing management, unions, employees, and government on hot topics and cutting-edge issues in alternative dispute resolution in labor and employment law. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/adrmwm21 American Bar Association #AmericanBarAssociation #laborlaw #employmentlaw #nylawyers #nyclawyers

02/03/2021

As the Biden administration takes over, two new federal #workplace related mandates are in place. Discrimination against federal workers on the basis of #sexualorientation or #genderidentity is prohibited, and masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands and by #governmentcontractors are now required. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more info on #workplacerights. #workplacediscrimination #employmentlaw

As the Biden administration takes over, two new federal #workplace related mandates are in place. Discrimination against federal workers on the basis of #sexualorientation or #genderidentity is prohibited, and masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands and by #governmentcontractors are now required. Visit http://bit.ly/KessMat for more info on #workplacerights. #workplacediscrimination #employmentlaw

02/01/2021

The U.S. DOL has confirmed that employees who seek medical treatment via #telemedicine visits may qualify for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (#FMLA). Remote visits to a #healthcare provider will be considered valid “treatment” that would make an #employee eligible for protected time off under federal law. For more information, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #telehealth #employmentlaw #employeehealth

The U.S. DOL has confirmed that employees who seek medical treatment via #telemedicine visits may qualify for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (#FMLA). Remote visits to a #healthcare provider will be considered valid “treatment” that would make an #employee eligible for protected time off under federal law. For more information, contact Kessler Matura at 1-888-831-8615 #telehealth #employmentlaw #employeehealth

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At Kessler Matura P.C., we provide high-quality, experienced representation in pursuit of justice in cases of wrongful termination, unpaid wages, discrimination, and harassment.

At our firm, our advice and strategy are always tailored to your circumstance and you will always work with an experienced attorney. We only represent employees, never employers.

We handle a wide range of matters for individuals on Long Island, the New York City metro area and across the nation.

We represent clients in a variety of matters, including:

- Disputes about overtime pay

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