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New York State Prohibits Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Decisions

December 5, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Other

Effective immediately, New York State prohibits employment discrimination based on an employee's or a dependent's "reproductive health decision-making." The New...Continue Reading →

New Class Action Lawsuits Claim Businesses Must Supply Gifts Cards with Braille

November 12, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

Recently, there has been a surge of class action lawsuits brought against businesses claiming discrimination against the visually impaired and blind...Continue Reading →

New York Enacts the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act

October 28, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, Technology and the Workplace, Privacy

New York recently enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the “SHIELD Act”). The new legislation broadens...Continue Reading →

NYC Human Rights Law Expanded to Protect Independent Contractors and Freelancers

October 16, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Independent Contractors, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

The New York City Council recently passed a law that will expand the New York City Human Rights Law to...Continue Reading →

EEOC Will Discontinue Collection of EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data But 2017/2018 Submission Deadline Remains

September 27, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it will not be seeking renewal for collection of EEO-1 Component...Continue Reading →

US DOL Issues Final Rule on Salary Threshold for Exempt Status

September 26, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its final rule regarding the salary thresholds for exempt status which will...Continue Reading →

New York State Advances Bill that Would Allow Liens on Employer Property for Wage and Hour Claims

September 15, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law

The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed a bill that would allow employees to obtain liens on their...Continue Reading →

New York State Adopts Fair Pay Act

August 2, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, Pre-hire and Hiring, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

On July 10, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Fair Pay Act which prohibits wage differentials based on protected class...Continue Reading →

New York Bans Salary History Inquiries

August 1, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed the Salary History Bill into law. Effective January 6, 2020, the Salary History Bill will...Continue Reading →

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 →

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