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  • Jury Vindicates Concierge of Posh Residential Building Alleging Discrimination in Workplace
    Jury Vindicates Concierge of Posh Residential Building Alleging Discrimination in Workplace

    On March 10, 2020, the New York Law Journal reported that a New York County jury awarded the estate of a former residential building concierge $1.5 Million in combined compensatory and punitive ...

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  • Does Title VII Ban Employer Discrimination Based on Sexuality?
    Does Title VII Ban Employer Discrimination Based on Sexuality?

    Are LGBTQ+ Workers Protected Under the Law? Though many states, including New York, explicitly state that employees may not be discriminated against or fired due to their sexuality, no US laws ...

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  • Discrimination During the Interview Process
    Discrimination During the Interview Process

    Even before you become an employee, you have legal rights as a job applicant under federal law. The law prohibits employers from discriminating against prospective employees based on age, race, ...

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  • Fighting Employer Retaliation in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement
    Fighting Employer Retaliation in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement

    When the Weinstein scandal exploded in 2017, actress Alyssa Milano famously encouraged social media users to spread the hashtag #MeToo in an effort to demonstrate just how many men and women ...

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  • 3 Things That May Indicate a Hostile Work Environment
    3 Things That May Indicate a Hostile Work Environment

    What the law says about toxic workplaces Is being rude and abrasive at work against the law? In most cases, the answer is obviously no. There are no legal standards that govern workplace civility. ...

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  • What to Do if You've Been Forced to Quit Your Job
    What to Do if You've Been Forced to Quit Your Job

    What to Do if You’ve Been Forced to Quit Your Job What you need to know about constructive discharge Many workers believe that they can’t sue their employers for discrimination or harassment if they ...

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