Employment, Labor and Benefits Advisory: Broad Interpretations of Human Rights Law May Increase Discrimination Exposure for New York City Employers

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Two recent decisions may affect an employer’s potential exposure under the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”), which, like its state and federal counterparts, prohibits discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Both decisions potentially increase New York City employers’ exposure for claims of discrimination and harassment by making it easier for an employee to prevail on a claim under the NYCHRL.

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Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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