New York City Law Prohibiting Discrimination Based on an Individual's Unemployment Status Goes Into Effect on June 11, 2013

This is just a friendly reminder that New York City’s new law prohibiting discrimination based on an individual’s current unemployment status is set to become effective next week, June 11, 2013.  Employers: if you have not done so already, we strongly encourage you to take steps immediately to reduce your potential exposure once the law does go into effect.  Attorneys from Mintz Levin’s New York Labor, Employment & Benefits Practice are also standing by to provide assistance.  Our complete post regarding this new law is available here.


Topics:  Deadlines, Discrimination, Hiring & Firing, Job Applicants, Unemployment Discrimination

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.

© Mintz Levin - Employment Matters | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »