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September 13, 2019

New York City Amends Human Rights Law to Extend Protections to Freelancers and Independent Contractors

On September 12, 2019, the New York City Council passed an ordinance that extends the city’s anti-discrimination protections to freelancers and independent contractors.

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July 18, 2019

New York Seeks to Add Protections for Discrimination and Retaliation Based on Immigration Status

The NY Legislature recently approved changes to state law addressing prohibited retaliation in employment to provide additional protections for employees regarding their citizenship or immigration status.

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July 11, 2019

New York Expands Pay Equity Law Beyond Equal Work and Gender and Bans Inquiries into Salary History

On July 10, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation significantly expanding the protections of New York’s Pay Equity Law, and imposing a ban on inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.

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June 20, 2019

New York State Significantly Expands its Workplace Harassment Laws (Again)

As its session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature substantially revised the state’s anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws this week, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to sign the new measures imminently.

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June 13, 2019

July Is Always the “New January” for Employment Laws, But This Year Takes the Cake!

Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.

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April 25, 2019

Second Circuit Adopts Heightened “But-For” Standard But Rejects “Sole-Factor” Test for Disability Discrimination Claims

The Second Circuit recently rejected its prior precedent, joining the Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits in adopting a “but-for” causation standard in disability discrimination cases brought under the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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April 10, 2019

New York City Publishes Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Video and New FAQs

On April 1, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights published its free online training entitled “Confronting Sexual Harassment: Tools and strategies to create a harassment-free workplace.”

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February 21, 2019

New York City Commission on Human Rights Provides Legal Enforcement Guidance on Race Discrimination on the Basis of Hair

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) released enforcement guidance on Monday, February 18, 2019, defining discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles as a subset of race discrimination.

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February 1, 2019

Compliance in a New York Minute: Top 10 New Year Resolutions for Employers

This podcast covers labor and employment compliance New Year resolutions for businesses operating in the Empire State in 2019.

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January 30, 2019

New York Employers Can Expect Significant Legislative and Regulatory Activity in 2019

This Insight highlights several of the major challenges New York State and New York City employers are likely to encounter this coming calendar year.

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