New York Labor And Employment Law Report

New York Labor And Employment Law Report

Tag Archives: New York City Human Rights Law

New York City Employers Will Soon Be Banned From Asking Job Applicants About Compensation History

Posted in Background Checks
On April 7, 2017, the New York City Council approved legislation that will ban almost all employers in New York City from (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract, unless that applicant freely volunteers such… Continue Reading

New York City Human Rights Law Strictly Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Checks in Hiring

Posted in Background Checks
In follow-up to our April 21 post, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law on May 6, prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of “consumer credit history.”  The amendment makes it an “unlawful discriminatory practice” for an employer to use an applicant’s… Continue Reading

New York’s Highest Court Limits Ability of Non-Residents to Sue Under New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws

Posted in Employment Discrimination
In a 4-3 decision, the New York Court of Appeals ruled on July 1, 2010, that a non-resident cannot sue his employer under the New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws, unless he can demonstrate that the alleged discriminatory conduct had an impact within the State or City of New York.… Continue Reading