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New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) - Employment Law Project

Who We Are

The Employment Law Project at The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) provides free legal advice and representation for cases related to discrimination, wage and hour, and Family and Medical Leave Act.

We have two office locations.

Mineola Office

85 Willis Avenue, Suite K
Mineola, NY 11501

Lower Manhattan Office

7 Hanover Square, 18th floor
New York, NY 10004

How to Get Help

At this time we are offering remote services. We are available via (212) 613-5000, ext. 2, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9am-3pm. Have any papers relating to the case on hand when you call.

You are also encouraged to contact our NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline Mon-Fri from 10am-1pm via (929) 356-9582, which can offer advice for employees' rights issues, including: paid leave, FMLA, and working conditions. When leaving a message, please leave your name, the best number to call you back, and a description of your issue. We will call you back within two business days.

Who We Serve

  • Bronx County
  • Kings (Brooklyn) County
  • Nassau County
  • New York (Manhattan) County
  • Queens County
  • Richmond (Staten Island) County
  • Rockland County
  • Suffolk County
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Can arrange for interpreters for any language.

En Español: Podemos arreglar intérpretes para cualquier idioma.

Income Guidelines

NYLAG provides consultation to all callers. NYLAG accepts matters on a case-by-case basis using many factors, including financial status.

En Español: NYLAG prevé consultas para todos que llaman. NYLAG acepta cuestiones, caso por caso utilizando muchos factores, incluyendo la situación financiera.

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Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve community groups.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Emergency Instructions

Call 212-613-5000 and dial "0," Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM. Have all documents pertaining to the legal problem on hand when you call.

General Contact Information

New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) - Employment Law Project
7 Hanover Square, 18th Floor (map)
New York, NY 10004
(212) 613-5000
(212) 750-0820
Last Review and Update: Apr 20, 2020

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