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Human Rights law now allows fines for employment bias

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

New York employers found to have discriminated against employees can be assessed fines up to $50,000 under new terms of the New York Human Rights Law, which went into effect July 6. If a court finds employment discrimination to have been willful, the fines—payable to the state—may be as high as $100,000.

Previously, the state could only assess fines for housing discrimination.

The new fines are a reminder to examine your policies and procedures to make sure they do not discriminate. Seek the assistance of your attorney when conducting audits of your employment practices. That way, any adverse information uncovered will be protected by attorney-client privilege.

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