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Category: Discrimination

Zarda v. Altitude Express Makes Wikipedia!

Here is the Wikipedia link The case is on appeal and will be conferenced on 11/30 at the U.S. Supreme Court. The best outcome for my clients is that the Court denies review. The second best outcome is that they grant review and affirm the 10-3 win at the Second Circuit,

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What is age discrimination?

Age discrimination is might not be what you think it is. When talking about age discrimination in New York and New York City, you can sue at any age. You can sue for being rejected because you are too young. (Once at an interview, and often on the phone, people

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New York based staffing company accused of discrimination

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against a staffing company based in New York. The suit alleges the company used illegal discriminatory hiring practices by "either refusing to hire highly qualified black applicants or placing them in the lowest paying, least desirable jobs." Elaboration on allegations:

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2 common types of workplace discrimination

Most New York employees are aware there are federal laws in place to protect them against certain types of wrongdoing and improper behaviors that occur on the job. Though employers have policies to discourage discrimination their work environments, many workers still experience discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Some of

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Funeral Home found to discriminate against Transgender Employee

Religious Freedom Restoration Act no Defense in Gender Identity Suit according to the Sixth Circuit. Click Here to Read more.

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