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New York Prohibits Hair Discrimination in the Workplace and Schools

July 29, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Race/National Origin, Other

On July 12, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S.6209A/A.7797A into law, which prohibits employers and school officials from discriminating against individuals based...Continue Reading →

New York State Proposes to Ban Salary History Inquiries

June 27, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Pre-hire and Hiring, Discrimination in Hiring (Title VII) The New York State legislature recently passed a bill which would prohibit employers from asking job applicants and employees about...Continue Reading →

Expansive Changes Proposed for the New York State Human Rights Law

June 26, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

On June 19, 2019, the New York State Legislature passed Senate Bill S.6577, which would expand the scope of employee...Continue Reading →

New York City Commission on Human Rights Releases Model Lactation Accommodation Policies and Request Form

June 25, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Accommodation

As you are aware, a pair of laws were passed and became effective March 2019, which require New York City...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Opinion: Employers Must Designate Leave as FMLA

June 8, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave

In a recent Opinion letter of the United States Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) (FMLS 2019-1-A, March 14, 2019), the...Continue Reading →

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana

June 7, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring, Drug and Alcohol Screening

As previously reported, the New York City Council passed legislation which bans New York City employers from testing prospective employees...Continue Reading →

NYC Legislation to Make Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing a Discriminatory Act

April 14, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Drug and Alcohol Screening

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed legislation which will prohibit employers from requiring a prospective employee...Continue Reading →

New York Employees Entitled To Three Hours of Paid Time Off To Vote

April 8, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York

As part of the New York State Enacted Budget for fiscal year 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that new legislation...Continue Reading →

New York City Human Rights Law Expanded to Protect Against Discrimination on the Basis of Hair

March 2, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Other

On February 18, 2019, the New York City Commission of Human Rights announced that the New York City Human Rights...Continue Reading →

New York State Passes Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act

February 1, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Gender

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).  The new law will...Continue Reading →

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