On March 13, 2013, the New York City Council expanded the scope of the New York City Human Rights Law’s already-broad anti-discrimination provisions to prohibit discrimination based upon a prospective employee’s employment...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.
On April 10th, the Department of Labor released its fiscal year 2014 budget request. As reported in a press release describing the budget request, the DOL has asked for $12.1 billion in discretionary funding to support...more
While Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation reform may save the state well over $250 million per year, the recent amendments are causing some dismay among seasonal workers. Under Act 60, Pennsylvania's unemployment...more