Effective June 11, 2013, it will be illegal for New York City employers, with at least four employees, to discriminate against persons because of having been unemployed....more
The New York City Council recently enacted a law, over Mayor Bloomberg's veto, that prohibits discrimination against the unemployed in New York City. Other jurisdictions - such as the District of Columbia, New Jersey and...more
The "unemployed" are now a protected class in New York City, with the rights and protections associated with that classification.
As Speaker Christine Quinn promised, the New York City Council voted to override Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of a bill prohibiting discrimination against the unemployed. ...more
As we predicted in an earlier blog post, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed legislation aimed at prohibiting discrimination against New York City’s unemployed. ...more
New York City employers beware: The New York City Council has once again acted to expand the nation’s broadest anti-discrimination law – this time to prohibit discrimination against New York City’s unemployed. While several...more
The NYC Council just passed a bill prohibiting employers from considering a job applicant’s current employment status when making a hiring decision. ...more