The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law

Appealing to workers’ sense of decency will do nothing to prevent harassment lawsuits if that approach doesn’t effectively stop the harassment.

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If you fire someone because the way she dresses causes drama in the workplace, you may face a sex discrimination and harassment claim.

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The U.S. Department of Labor has initiated disbarment proceedings against the New York City company that holds the contract to operate the U.S. Senate’s cafeteria in Washington, D.C.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued two executive orders designed to close the wage gap between male and female state employees in New York.

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This month brings timely reminders for busy employers that may have missed important new announcements.

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An employer may face litigation either for failing to promptly respond to a discrimination claim or for overreacting to one.

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In a decision sought by the United States government, the Secretary General of the United Nations has been found immune from lawsuits over employment discrimination.

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Employers rarely lose sex discrimination lawsuits if they can show that everyone who broke the same rule received the same punishment.

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Carefully document the settlement process. Be able to prove you suggested having the employee ask a real attorney to review the proposed settlement.

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Employees who claim their employers discriminated against them must show that the alleged action was “adverse,” not merely uncomfortable, inconvenient or even unfair.

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