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Responding To New Challenges For LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
It is either a crime or fundamentally unsafe to be LGBTQ in more than 80 countries around the world. For the LGBTQ individuals forced to flee such conditions,
United States
27 May 2019
Baited, Abused, And Jailed: The Silent Plight Of Human Trafficking Victims
Thousands of women in the United States, who never knowingly or intentionally entered the sex industry, find themselves trapped in a world of unspeakable abuse.
United States
27 Mar 2019
The NYCCHR Issues New Enforcement Guidance On Appearance And Grooming Policies
On February 19, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights ("NYCCHR") issued new enforcement guidance on appearance and grooming policies that ban or restrict naturally curly hair, dreadlocks, braids, cornrows and other hairstyles.
United States
28 Feb 2019
Stopping Witness Tampering By Abusers And Sex Traffickers In Pretrial Detention
Last month, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of Sanctuary for Families — a leading non-profit organization advocating for victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking ...
United States
4 Feb 2019
Update: New York Governor Signs Gender Identity Discrimination Ban Into Law
On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).
United States
31 Jan 2019
New York State Passes The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act
After 16 years of debate and discussion, the New York State Legislature recently passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act ("GENDA"),
United States
23 Jan 2019
Divided New York Court Of Appeals Restricts Freedom Of Information Law Disclosures
A divided New York Court of Appeals recently held that Civil Rights Law § 50-a bars disclosure of police officer personnel records except under very limited circumstances, eliminating access to such records by the press or advocacy groups under the Freedom of Information Law.
United States
17 Dec 2018
NYC Council Passes Bills Expanding Lactation Room Requirements For Employers
The New York City Council recently passed two bills that would amend the NYC Human Rights Law to expand the requirements of employers with four or more employees to provide lactation space...
United States
30 Oct 2018
NYC Commission On Human Rights Issues Proposed Rules Relating To Discrimination On The Basis Of Gender Identity Or Expression
The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") has issued a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on proposed rules to establish certain definitions ...
United States
20 Aug 2018
NYC Commission On Human Rights Issues Mandatory Anti-Sexual Harassment Poster And Employee Information Sheet
The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission") has issued a mandatory notice posting and information sheet for distribution to employees pursuant to the recently enacted Stop Sexual
United States
16 Aug 2018
Privacy vs. Security: Will SCOTUS Leave The (Third) Party In 2018?
If the government obtains information about your past locations from your wireless provider, is that a search? If so, is it a search that requires the government to obtain a warrant?
United States
3 Jan 2018
The War On Modern Slavery Continues
Notably, the Claimants were confirmed to be victims of trafficking by the UK Human Trafficking Centre or the Home Office.
7 Sep 2016
High-Powered "After Obergefell" Panel Explores Impact Of Supreme Court's Marriage-Rights Decision
The Supreme Court's decision elicited strong emotions from all of the panelists, who described where they were when they heard about the ruling.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Proposed Amendment To NYC Human Rights Law Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Uniformed Service Members And Veterans
An amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law introduced before the City Council this week would add current or prior service in the uniformed services as a protected class under the law.
United States
19 Aug 2016
California Court Rules That Retailer Must Make Its Website Accessible For Users With Visual Disabilities Under The ADA
Title III covers public accommodations including, but not limited to, retailers, restaurants, hotels, theaters and entertainment venues, medical offices, and other service establishments.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Mayor de Blasio Signs New Laws Strengthening NYC's Human Rights Law
In 2005, the New York City Council passed the "Local Civil Rights Restoration Act," with the stated goal of clarifying the scope of the NYCHRL.
United States
5 Apr 2016
Further Insights: How The Recent Barbulescu Decision Impacts Employers In Europe And The United States
In the U.S., an employee's freedom of expression, even when using an employer-provided email, has been closely guarded in recent years by the National Labor Relations Board under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.
16 Mar 2016
Full Disclosure: An Overview Of Global Supply Chain Regulations
A brief overview of the California Transparency Supply Chains Act, as well as the three additional regulations that emerged shortly thereafter can be found below...
United States
4 Mar 2016
NYC Commission On Human Rights Proposes Fair Chance Act Rules
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published today a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on its proposal to amend its rules to establish certain definitions and procedures...
United States
17 Feb 2016
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 And Supply Chain Transparency
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is new legislation introduced in the UK with the intention of combatting slavery and human trafficking.
26 Jan 2016
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