The New York states human rights law is our statewide anti-discrimination statute. In the employment arena in White Plains, NY it prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender, race, national origin, color, disability, sexual orientation and a new enactment to that statute and it prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of one’s status as a victim of domestic violence. This statute in the employment arena applies to employers who have four or more employees bringing most employers in the state within the ambient of the statute.

This informational blog post was provided by Jane Gould, an experienced White Plains, New York Employee Attorney.