Annette Aletor has experience litigating matters arising under federal and state employment laws, including issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and New York Labor Law. She has defended employers in matters involving retaliation, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, age discrimination, sexual orientation discrimination, constructive termination and breach of contract. In addition, Annette has represented management and employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters, including defense of actions commenced in federal and state court and before government agencies.
Annette has also litigated wage-and-hour claims, including claims for overtime, minimum wage violation under Federal Law, and spread-of-hours and other Wage Theft Prevention Act violations under New York State Law. She has conducted payroll audits for clients in actions commenced by the Department of Labor and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, handled sexual harassment and EEOC trainings and trainings on the New York City Earned Sick Time Act.
Annette has a background in Human Resource Management, and counsels her clients from proactive, risk management and problem solving perspectives, seeking to maximize their stated goals to the best extent possible.
Annette is a member of the Association of Black Women Attorneys and the New York State Bar Association. She has appeared as a guest judge at the Robert R. Wagner annual moot court competition and spoke at the 2012 Public Service Corps. Luncheon on the impact of law school internships on the post-recession legal job market.