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Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws

Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws went into effect 90 days after being enacted, which means they are … Continue reading

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What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act

Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights for women. It’s important for employers understand … Continue reading

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Final Rules on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

At the end of September 2016, the Department of Labor released the final rules for federal contractors. The rules required employers to provide workers with paid sick leave. The final rule only applies to employees working on or in connection … Continue reading

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New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney

What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination claim can land employers into trouble and result in undesired legal … 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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EEOC’s Strategic Plan and Lawsuits Based on Widespread Discrimination

When the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) determines that a claim merits litigation based on widespread discrimination, it is not required to name specific individuals as victims of discrimination to bring a lawsuit. This was the ruling in a recent … Continue reading

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