What questions are legal to ask employees about COVID-19?
The EEOC COVIC-19 guidance for employers is extensive. The pandemic has ushered in situations that require compliance.
New York recognizes constructive discharge in the workplace. Furthermore, understanding the legal ramifications is vital for employers. What is constructive discharge?read more
How the pandemic is changing disability discrimination accommodations.
Pandemic related disability discrimination is an issue the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently addressed in a lawsuit. Essentially, the pandemic has shifted the workplace view regarding reasonable accommodations for disabled workers.
Sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination is illegal under federal law. It falls under sex discrimination based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. All employers should incorporate best practices that prohibit this type of workplace discrimination.read more
At the end of September, the New York City Council passed bills that would benefit delivery workers in the city.
During the pandemic, many delivery workers helped NYC restaurants stay afloat. They were essential workers, recognized by the NYC Council through six different bills.