Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 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 →

NYC Releases FAQs Relating to the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act

December 3, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

As we previously reported, in addition to the new legislation passed in New York State relating to Sexual Harassment Prevention...Continue Reading →

New York State Division of Human Rights To Investigate Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Against Several Major Companies

July 10, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Gender

On June 27, 2018, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he would be directing the New York...Continue Reading →

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