Pay disparity or unequal pay is based on any protected status, such as race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, etc. All of the protected statuses under the New York Human Rights laws are covered by the unequal pay law.
Quitting your job is just giving up and doing your employer a favor, and most of the time when you quit you’ll also be ineligible to even collect unemployment benefits, never mind being able to take your employer to court, which is near impossible once you’ve voluntarily resigned.
The escalating coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has changed the life and work situations for millions of people throughout the US. In this time of frightening medical and economic crisis, Tuckner Sipser is especially concerned about protecting employee rights, we have prepared a set of FAQs to explain how federal, state, and local laws can protect your job and your income.
Your pregnancy-related severe anxiety regarding giving birth in a hospital during this escalating and unprecedented American coronavirus pandemic is covered by the law.
If you are a woman and illegally being paid less than a man performing substantially equal work at your company,…
Attention, New York employees—this new Equal Pay Law’s a game-changer! This past summer (2019) New York state expanded its Pay…
Effective January 6, 2020, New York State will become the eleventh state (with New Jersey about to become the twelfth),…
Learn what constitutes sexual harassment, what you should do to stop it, how to report it, and how to protect your rights in the event of backlash.
Elizabeth Warren’s new proposals to ensure reproductive rights are timely, radical, and necessary.
If you identify that the hostility is arising because of something about you as a woman, or a person of color, or because of your age, or your disability, or some other protected status, then it is illegal.