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How Being Treated "Less Well" at Work May Qualify as Employment Discrimination

Although employment discrimination is prohibited at the federal, state, and city levels, each law is different in its scope and application. In fact, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) offers a much lower threshold for employees to clear than either its state or ...

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Blog posts in April, 2019

  • Second Circuit Rules 300-Day Limitations Period Does Not Apply to "Background Evidence" of Age Discrimination

    Age discrimination is prohibited by federal law. More precisely, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) states an employer cannot ...

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  • EEOC Releases Figures on Workplace Discrimination Charges Filed in 2018

    Although you frequently see news reports about individual cases of sexual harassment and other forms of employment discrimination, it is often ...

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  • Is a New York City Employer Liable for a Non-Supervisor's Sexual Harassment?

    New York City employers have a duty to identify and address sexual harassment in the workplace. Some employers think this means they only need to ...

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  • NYC Council Passes Ban on Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana, THC

    Public attitudes toward marijuana use have shifted significantly in recent years. According to surveys performed by the Pew Research Center , roughly ...

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  • Is Firing a Female Employee Over a Topless "Selfie" an Act of Sex Discrimination?

    Sex and gender discrimination in the workplace can take many forms. There is, of course, sexual harassment , and there are cases in which a woman may ...

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  • Can a City Agency Refuse to Hire You Based on a Perceived Disability?

    There are a number of laws on the books designed to protect New Yorkers from disability discrimination . One such law is the Rehabilitation Act of ...

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  • Ex-NYC Council Speaker Faces Lawsuit Over Allegedly Pressuring Housing Authority to Replace African-American Manager

    Discrimination in the workplace is rarely the fault of one person. It often reflects a culture that fosters and protects those who engage in ...

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  • EEOC Reaches $150,000 Settlement with Bronx Company Over Sexual Harassment Charges

    Sexual harassment is a serious problem in many New York City workplaces. Like other forms of employment discrimination, sexual harassment often ...

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  • Why the Total Number of Employees Matters in an Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    Size can make a difference when it comes to certain forms of employment discrimination . That is to say, the size of a given employer–i.e., how many ...

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