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Aug 8, 2022

What Rights Do Employees Have During Layoffs?

No one wants to be laid off from their job. However, this is sometimes unavoidable and...


Jul 27, 2022

Is a Mandatory Retirement Age Discriminatory?

Retirement is a goal that many people work hard to get to. While saving up for...


Jul 20, 2022

Are Out-Of-State Workers Protected by NYC Employment Laws?

Today, it’s extremely common for employees to work remotely from their homes instead of going into...


Jul 13, 2022

What is National Origin Under Title VII?

It’s illegal to discriminate against employees based on their membership in a protected class. One of...


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Feb 4, 2021

Gaslighting in the Workplace: What New York Workers Need to Know

Gaslighting. We’ve heard of it in romantic relationships but did you know that it’s also a...


Jan 29, 2021

My Employer Declared Bankruptcy and I Was Never Paid. Can I Sue For Lost Wages?

Economic hardships tend to have a trickle-down effect on all those involved. And when a business...


Jan 22, 2021

Can an Email Exchange Constitute a Legally Binding Contract?

When you are in the process of accepting a job offer, you should be given an...


Jan 15, 2021

Employees Who Engage in Political Protest: What Employers Need To Know

All of 2020 and so far, the start of 2021, has proven to be politically tumultuous....


Dec 29, 2020

Pinterest Gender Discrimination Case Settled

In December, the social media platform Pinterest and its executives settled a major gender discrimination lawsuit...


Dec 22, 2020

Is Being Forced To Attend a Work Christmas Party Religious Discrimination?

In a normal year, now would be the time for holiday work parties where departments come...


Dec 16, 2020

The Crown Act: Hair Discrimination Ban

In July of 2019, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed the CROWN Act NY S6209 into...


Dec 10, 2020

When Your Employer Misclassifies You

In a time where employers are utilizing the services of independent contractors to cut costs, employees...


Dec 3, 2020

NYC Proposes Law on Pregnancy Discrimination

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has proposed rules relating to employers’ obligations based...


Nov 27, 2020

Identifying Quid Pro Quo Harassment

When you first met your manager, you had no concerns about the quality of his character....


Nov 16, 2020

Gender Profiling in The Hiring Process

Gender profiling has become known as the intersection of one’s sex and gender as well as...


Oct 30, 2020

Same-Race Discrimination In New York An Employment Problem Across Industries

We often think of race discrimination as a black and white issue. The majority vs. the...

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