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New York City Announces New Rules to Prevent Hair and Hairstyle Discrimination | Nisar Law Group, P.C.
New York City Announces New Rules to Prevent Hair and Hairstyle Discrimination | Nisar Law Group, P.C.

Race and nationality discrimination takes many forms. For example, some employers refuse to hire job applicants based on certain characteristics or cultural practices associated with certain racial groups. This includes such things as a person's hair or hairstyle. Employers ...

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