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April 2017 Archives

Gender discrimination grounds for suit in New York

A woman in another state recently claimed she was mistreated on the job on account of her disability and gender. The woman has therefore filed a lawsuit against a laboratory affiliated with a university as well as the university's board of regents. When an employee in New York experiences disability or gender discrimination in the workplace, it is within his or her rights to try to hold his or her employer accountable through the legal system.

Race discrimination remains issue in New York, elsewhere

A new research study indicates that Black instructors face outright discrimination and bias in the United States. This study has been published in Harvard Educational Review. If employees in New York or other states face race discrimination, they have the right to take legal action.

Employer responsibilities for minimum wage and overtime pay

As a business owner, your employees keep the company functioning every day. You do not want to run into trouble because of illegal wage practices. Staying informed on what you are required to pay your employees is crucial to your company’s life and reputation. Here is an overview of the minimum wage and overtime requirements.

Teacher may file race discrimination suit in New York

A former instructor for a Head Start program in another state recently claimed that her work environment was racially hostile. She has filed a lawsuit against the county community action commission responsible for the program, claiming racial discrimination. Discrimination on the basis of race is illegal, so employees in New York and other states have the right to take legal action against companies that mistreat them due to their race.

New York employee may sue for retaliation

A university foundation employee in another state has accused the foundation of unfairly retaliating against her. She has thus filed a retaliation lawsuit against this organization. If an employee in New York is a victim of retaliation in the workplace, he or she has the right to take legal action.

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