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May 25

New York Caregivers May Receive More Legal Protections

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Various studies and reports have illustrated that since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of women have been without work. In many of these cases, this was due to […]

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Apr 7

The Pandemic Could Widen the Pay Gap–Minimizing Efforts of Equality

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According to SHRM, in 2021, women still only earn 82 cents for every $1 earned by men. While strides have been made to tighten the gap in pursuit of equal […]

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Mar 19

Equal Pay Day Reminds Us That The Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

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March 24 is Equal Pay Day which serves as a stark reminder that even in 2021, women in the United States are paid $0.82 to every dollar a man makes. […]

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Jan 8

Religious Discrimination and the COVID-19 Vaccine: What Employees Need to Know

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As of January 5, 2021, New York State has opened 636 sites for COVID-19 vaccine distribution for eligible New Yorkers. However, with vaccinations to become available to the general public, […]

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Dec 29

Pinterest Gender Discrimination Case Settled

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In December, the social media platform Pinterest and its executives settled a major gender discrimination lawsuit after former COO Françoise Brougher alleged she was paid less than male colleagues, left […]

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Dec 22

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

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In a normal year, now would be the time for holiday work parties where departments come together for Secret Santa exchanges, after-work drinks, and joyous merriment. But when your holiday […]

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Dec 16

The Crown Act: Hair Discrimination Ban

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In July of 2019, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed the CROWN Act NY S6209 into effect, prohibiting race discrimination based on natural hair or hairstyles. Often, these hairstyles are […]

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Dec 3

NYC Proposes Law on Pregnancy Discrimination

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The New York City Commission on Human Rights has proposed rules relating to employers’ obligations based on an employee’s pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions under the New York City […]

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Nov 16

Gender Profiling in The Hiring Process

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Gender profiling has become known as the intersection of one’s sex and gender as well as the perceived femininity or masculinity of one’s race. While these perceived characteristics create an […]

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Oct 30

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

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We often think of race discrimination as a black and white issue. The majority vs. the minority. But the reality is that not all racial discrimination stems from at-odds groups. […]

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