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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Dec 29, 2020

Pinterest Gender Discrimination Case Settled

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

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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...

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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...

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Dec 10, 2020

When Your Employer Misclassifies You

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

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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...

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Nov 27, 2020

Identifying Quid Pro Quo Harassment

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

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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...

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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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