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Sweeping Anti-harassment Legislation Impacts New York State Employers
On August 12, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 506577 / Assembly Bill A8421, significantly expanding protections to individuals working in New York State.
United States
10 Sep 2019
A Federal Judge Has Rejected A New York Law Prohibiting Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims
In a decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has held
United States
5 Sep 2019
Applying The ‘No-Contact' Rule To Represented Witnesses
Can a landlord be held liablefor failing to take prompt action to address a racially hostile housing environment created by one tenant targeting another,
United States
23 Apr 2019
Landlords May Be Sued For Failing To Address Racial Harassment
Can a landlord be held liablefor failing to take prompt action to address a racially hostile housing environment created by one tenant targeting another,
United States
23 Apr 2019
The Unique Challenges Of Workplace Accommodation For Psychiatric Disabilities
The number of psychiatric disability discrimination claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has been increasing significantly in recent years
United States
12 Jun 2018
New York Strengthens Sexual Harassment Rights For Employees—How Should Private Employers Respond?
New laws from both New York State and New York City give employees additional protections from harassment and impose new obligations on employers.
United States
16 May 2018
New York City Bans Wage-History Inquiries: Understanding The New Law
On May 4th Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new bill into law that, when it goes into effect on October 31, 2017, will bar New York City employers from inquiring about job applicants' salary histories.
United States
27 Jul 2017
Final Rule Regarding The New Administrative Regulations To The Fair Labor Standards Act
The United States Department of Labor ("DOL") recently issued its final rule regarding the changes to the white collar exemptions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
5 Jul 2016
Men, Whites ‘Need Not Apply'
Producers of the Broadway hit "Hamilton" came under fire recently for advertising for "nonwhite" performers.
United States
6 Jun 2016
Cases Illustrate Creative Uses Of Social Media Evidence
As Internet communications quickly replace the use of pen and paper, the field of electronic discovery continues to increase in importance.
United States
27 Oct 2014
The Legal ABCs Of E-Recruiting
Hiring practices carried out online might appear to be neutral at first glance, but they could have the unintended effect of excluding people.
United States
23 May 2014
Reshaping Employment Law: Supreme Court Narrows Employer Liability For Workplace Discrimination & Retaliation Claims
The United States Supreme Court recently handed down three separate decisions that will narrow employer liability for workplace discrimination and retaliation under federal law.
United States
10 Jul 2013
Employers Beware: New York City Bans Job Discriminaton Against The Unemployed
The New York City Council has recently overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto and passed a new statute named "Prohibiting discrimination based on an individual's unemployment".
United States
25 Mar 2013
Chapter 3 Discrimination
Because this chapter is written for human resources professionals, we pose the following question: How much does HR really need to know about employment discrimination law? We assume that HR knows the "First Commandment": Thou shalt not treat employees differently on the basis of legally protected characteristics.
United States
10 Feb 2012
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