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January 27, 2020

New York Releases FAQs on Statewide Salary History Ban

Recently, the New York Department of Labor released a series of Frequently Asked Questions to clarify changes to New York state law that prohibit employer inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees, which took effect on January 6, 2020.

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January 6, 2020

New Year, New Trend? New York to Require Corporate Reporting on Number of Women on the Board

New York State recently enacted a new law mandating a study of the proportion of female members on the boards of corporations authorized to do business in the state. The law requires corporations to report the number of women sitting on their boards.

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November 15, 2019

New York State Bans Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Decision Making

As of November 8, 2019, New York State prohibits employment discrimination based on an employee’s or a dependent’s “reproductive health decision making.”

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October 21, 2019

Has #MeToo Created a New Claim of Male-Bias Discrimination?

The Second Circuit recently laid out warnings that employers, faced with both an onslaught of #MeToo claims and the efforts of federal, state and local legislators to make harassment claims easier to prove and harder to settle, need to consider seriously.

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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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