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New York State Legislature Enacts Sweeping Changes To Combat Sexual Harassment
On June 19th, the New York State Senate and Assembly voted to pass omnibus legislation greatly strengthening protections against sexual harassment.
United States
5 Jul 2019
New York Lodging Industry: Post Your Human Trafficking Informational Cards
In an effort to continue to raise awareness of human trafficking and provide available services to victims, beginning October 14, 2018
United States
9 Nov 2018
Hiring Personnel In New York: Dos And Don'ts – Part 1
Foreign companies expanding their operations to the U.S. through New York usually handle their U.S. hiring process like the way they do back in their home country. They should not.
United States
2 Oct 2018
United States Supreme Court Holds That Foreign Corporations May Not Be Held Liable Under The Alien Tort Statute
In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, 584 U.S. ___, 2018 WL 1914663 (U.S. Apr. 24, 2018) (Kennedy, J.), the Supreme Court of the United States held that foreign corporations may not be sued under...
United States
3 May 2018
New Affordable Care Act And Medicaid Regulations Will Require Covered Entities Providing Healthcare Programs And Services To Have Accessible Websites
There has been a proliferation of ADA lawsuits alleging that websites are not accessible to the blind or deaf. Individuals who are blind or have low vision may require assistive devices and specialized software to access the Internet.
United States
21 Jul 2016
Human Trafficking Is Forbidden By Government Contracts. But What Is "Human Trafficking"?
FAR 52.222-50 prohibits "human trafficking." To quote the current GEICO TV commercials, "Everybody knows that." But do you know exactly what the FAR prohibits?
United States
1 Feb 2016
New York City Human Rights Law Expanded To Protect Caregivers
The New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") forbids employment discrimination on the basis of a number of protected characteristics, such as age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender...
United States
25 Jan 2016
Appellate Division Panel Issues Ruling Broadly Interpreting New York State Human Rights Law
On January 14, 2015, the New York Supreme Court held that an employee can sufficiently demonstrate his membership in a protected class by virtue of his association with another person – in this case, his wife.
United States
2 Feb 2015
DOMA Goes Down - Copyright Goes Up - U.S. v. Windsor, Supreme Court, No. 12-307, Decided June 26, 2013
The Supreme Court recently handed down a far reaching decision throwing out an attempt by Congress to deny the benefits conferred by federal law on same sex couples legally married under state law holding that the Defense of Marriage Act, as so applied, constituted a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons protected by the Fifth Amendment.
United States
9 Jul 2013
New York Appeals Court Applies Liberal Standard In Reinstating A Sex Bias Claim Under The City Human Rights Law
In a recent decision from the Appellate Division, First Department, a unanimous panel reinstated claims asserted by three plaintiffs under the New York City Human Rights Law.
United States
19 Feb 2013
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