Category Archives: Employment Discrimination

What Potential Penalties Do Employers Face in NY Discrimination Cases?

More Potential Penalties for Employers Potential penalties for employers are likely to result from the amendments to the New York State Anti-Harassment Law. As the repercussions of the amendments become clearer to employers, more businesses will establish anti-discrimination work policies. … Continue reading

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Understanding Negative Hiring Practices and How to Avoid Them

Interviewing applicants for jobs typically involves questions and sometimes testing. As an employer, you should be aware that some questions have a negative impact on certain protected classes. Protected classes are groups of people based on race, color, religion, sex, … Continue reading

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Are You Motivated to Prevent Discrimination Lawsuits?

Because putting measures in place to prevent discrimination can be a lot of work, many employers don’t take the time to address this factor in their businesses. However, when a lawsuit is pending or a discrimination claim has been filed, … Continue reading

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The EEOC and Kroger Settle in a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

NYC & Queens Employment Defense Attorney As mentioned in an earlier blog, claims with the EEOC for ADA violations have been on the rise and many involve companies that are household names. In September of 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity … Continue reading

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Largest Delivery Company in the Nation Sued for Religious Discrimination

Religious discrimination has been in the news a lot recently. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just filed a lawsuit against the United States’ largest package delivery company, UPS (United Parcel Service, Inc.) based on claims of religious discrimination. The … Continue reading

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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?

As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a younger person would be a better candidate for any number of reasons? … Continue reading

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NYC Employment Defense Discrimination Attorney

Author: Stephen D. Hans What If an Employee Can’t Work the Schedule the Employer Wants? In many situations, a schedule conflict is a reason not to hire a prospective employee. However, when the employee’s religion is the reason for the … Continue reading

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