Tag Archives: New York City Human Rights Law

How To Avoid A Potential Pitfall For Disability Discrimination Claims

Employees that file (or intend to pursue) a claim for disability discrimination must be careful if they also file a claim for short-term, long-term or Social Security disability benefits.   The need for caution arises because the elements necessary to … Continue reading

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New York City Bans Discrimination Against The Unemployed

On June 11, New York City became the latest of a growing minority of jurisdictions to ban employment discrimination on the basis of an individual’s unemployment status.  The bill was passed by City Council then vetoed by Mayor Bloomberg, but … Continue reading

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Reverse Age Discrimination Is Illegal In New York

While the vast majority of instances of age discrimination more traditional forms of age discrimination (i.e., older employees being let go as part of a layoff or RIF), many people might be surprised by the number of times we hear … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Reaffirms Broad Application of New York City Human Rights Law

As we have mentioned in the past, the New York City Human Rights Law provides employees that work in New York City with some of the broadest anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation protection of any employment laws, far more than what is … Continue reading

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What Types of Employment Discrimination Are Illegal in New York City?

One of the more common misconceptions about anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws is that these laws prevent ALL types of discrimination and harassment in the workplace.  This is simply not true.  Discrimination or harassment is only illegal if it is for … Continue reading

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