In our regularly updated blog, we discuss how changes in federal and state law can affect an employee's rights in New York. Learn about recent changes in New York’s sexual harassment laws, protections for nannies or domestic professionals, how whistleblowers are fighting the epidemic of healthcare fraud, and more.
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US Government Joins Hospice Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit After conducting an investigation, the US government decided to join the lawsuit started by whistleblowers against Home Care Hospice, Inc. and its owners.
New York City Bans Discrimination Against the Unemployed New York City now prevents companies from discriminating against job applicants who are currently unemployed if they are otherwise qualified for a position.
Intellectual Disabilities & Employment Discrimination New intellectual and learning disability litigation is emerging from amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act expanding the definition of disability.
Punitive Damages for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Victims of sexual harassment in the workplace may be awarded punitive damages that punish the defendant for the harm they have caused. Learn more here.