Tag Archives: New York State 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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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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What is the Difference Between the EEOC and the New York State Division of Human Rights?

The missions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and New  York State Division of Human Rights (State Division) are very similar: both are responsible for enforcing laws that make it illegal to discriminate against employees in New York that … 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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