Starting this December 31, 2017, the minimum wage for workers in New York City (the 5 boroughs that comprise NYC) rises to $13 an hour.
Employers are now prohibited in NYC from prompting you, asking you, asking your prior employer, searching for publicly available information about your past salary history.
If you feel you are being wrongfully terminated or you are wrongfully discharged, or dismissed, people use that term “wrongful termination” all the time. The thing is, it’s not really a thing. It’s not a claim. It’s not a cause of action – it’s more of a term of art that comprises several different notions of illegal or unjust firings from your job.
According to at least one employment lawyer’s opinion, roughly 300,000 African-American federal employees right now are suffering in a hostile work environment.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act [“ADEA”] is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in hiring, promotion, or firing based on age decision [factors] if the employee in question is 40 or over.