New York City

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 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 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 →

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 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 →

Effective March 18, 2019 - NYC Employers Must Provide Lactation Rooms and Lactation Room Accommodation Policies

January 25, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Accommodation

Effective March 18, 2019, Sections 8-102 and 8-107(22) of the New York City Administrative Code will be amended to require...Continue Reading →

New York City Council Votes to Expand New York City Human Rights Law

January 2, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Discrimination in Hiring (Title VII)

On December 20, 2018, the New York City Council voted to prohibit employment discrimination based on an individual’s reproductive health...Continue Reading →

NYC’s “Parental Empowerment” Bills Become Law

December 8, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City

Effective March 18, 2019, the New York City Human Rights Law will be amended requiring New York City employers with...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 →

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