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In Focus: Third-Party Sexual Harassment

While employers in New York can be held liable for harassment by supervisors and coworkers, employers may also be responsible when employees experience harassment by third parties, such as vendors, customers, and clients. Give the challenges of proving a third-party sexual harassment claim, the best way for workers to protect their rights...

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In Focus: The New York HERO Act

In May, Governor Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or NY HERO Act, into law. The measure is intended to prevent occupational exposure to an airborne infectious disease by requiring employers in the state to adopt a health and safety plan to protect employees. 

The...

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Amazon Faces More Employment Discrimination Lawsuits

In March, our firm reported that we had filed a lawsuit seeking class-action certification on behalf of prospective candidates at Amazon.com in New York City who were unlawfully subjected to marijuana testing. Now, the online retail giant has been hit with five lawsuits by women employed in corporate and warehouse management...

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