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GROOMING CODES AND SEX STEREOTYPING

There is an inherent tension in the acceptance of grooming codes as legal and permissible and the view that sexual stereotypes are impermissible discrimination. The courts do not apply the Read More

MINIMUM WAGE ON THE RISE

If you are earning minimum wage, expect that rate to rise in the coming years. Recent media reports suggest that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to push for the Read More

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IS ALL TOO PREVALENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Whileracial discrimination is less severe today than it once was, it has not, by any means, vanished from the landscape. In fact, it is the most widespread basis for federal Read More

RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION IN NEW YORK

Muslim employees who wear a hijab or need an appropriate space for prayers during the workday, as well as Jewish employees who take time off to observe the Sabbath or Read More

OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE IN THE WORKPLACE

The “cussing” problem in the workplace has gotten so bad that a seminar is now offered to help people control their tongues. One Texas company decided to create a code Read More

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FAIR TREATMENT OF DISABLED WORKERS

Nashana Riley was a 29-year-old personnel sergeant in the Army when she contracted a severe case of encephalitis and spinal meningitis that paralyzed her from the neck down. She re-learned Read More

MINIMUM WAGE LAWS: THE LEAST YOUR COVERED EMPLOYER CAN DO FOR YOU

The good news for New Yorkers is that a minimum wage increase to $9 was recently approved by the New York Legislature. The minimum wage is currently $7.25 an hour Read More

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

In a 2005 phone survey, 44 percent of 1,200 employees who participated had been personally affected by domestic violence in their workplaces and 21 percent acknowledged that they were victims Read More

TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION IS UNLAWFUL IN NEW YORK

New York State law provides protection to people who are discriminated against because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation. The New York Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act (SONDA) protects a transgender Read More

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