New York City has some of the most protective discrimination laws in the country. Federal, State, and New York City discriminaiton laws are all different laws prohibiting discrimination. Under the New York City discrimination laws, Plaintiffs can recover unlimited punitive damages. Under the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL"), it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee in compensation or in terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of the actual or perceived age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, alienage / citizenship status, religion, and pregnancy.
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Under the NYCHRL, additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record; status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, and sex offenses; unemployment status; caregiver status; and credit history. Experienced and competent employment law attorneys know the ins and outs of all federal, state, and city discriminaiton laws. Statute of limitations apply to your claim(s), so please contact a Queens / NYC employment attorney as soon as possible if you believe your employer has unlawfully discriminated against you.
Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent discrimination and harassment suffered by employees based upon the impermissible bases of skin color, creed, race, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, arrest(s) / criminal accusation(s), previous criminal conviction(s), credit history, unemployment status, caregiver status, disability, as well as other impermissible bases under the law. New York City has some of the most protective employment discrimination laws for employees in the country. If you have experienced employment discrimination in Queens / NYC, contact a Queens / NYC employment discrimination lawyer immediately, as your rights to take legal action can and will expire.
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