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Breaking Down the Hidden Bias: Unconscious Discrimination

Imagine working diligently for years at a company, consistently exceeding targets, and receiving commendations from colleagues. Yet, each time promotions are discussed, you find yourself passed over. This recurring pattern might not just be bad luck; it could be a case of unconscious bias subtly influencing decision-making, affecting not just careers but...

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Navigating the Future: AI, Bias, and NYC’s Tech Economy

New York City's employment landscape is transforming rapidly, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) driving evolution. As AI becomes integral to business operations, its impact on workplace dynamics and discrimination is becoming increasingly significant. While a catalyst for innovation, this technology also carries the risk of embedding and perpetuating biases in hiring, promotion, and...

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What Is Disparate Treatment?

Understanding disparate treatment is a subtle form of discrimination that occurs when individuals are treated unfavorably due to their race, gender, age, or any protected characteristic compared to others in similar situations. 

Recognizing such acts is the first step toward justice. But awareness alone isn't enough; it takes an...

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Harassment vs. Discrimination: Understanding the Difference in NYC

Understanding the distinction between harassment and discrimination—both forms of unlawful discrimination—is crucial. While they often intertwine, each carries its unique legal definitions and implications. Let’s explore the difference between harassment and discrimination and how you can explore your rights. 

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Zooming In: Discrimination in the Virtual Workplace

As we navigate the digital revolution, transitioning to virtual workspaces promises a level playing field. However, beneath the surface of our screens, discrimination adapts to new environments with subtlety and persistence. From overlooked voices in video calls to biases in digital communications, these virtual barriers can hinder inclusivity and equity. Let’s...

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Language Barriers at Work: Addressing Discrimination for NYC’s Multilingual Workforce

New York City's workforce is vibrant, diverse, and multilingual. Beneath this tapestry of cultures and languages lies a less visible challenge—language barriers that can lead to workplace discrimination. 

This form of discrimination, though often subtle, undermines the principles of equality and opportunity that define our city. Employment attorneys...

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New York Extends Discrimination Protections to Out-of-State Job Seekers

In a landmark decision that broadens the scope of workplace equality, New York's top court has set a precedent ensuring that the state's anti-discrimination laws protect job seekers, regardless of their residency. The unanimous ruling is a significant step in the fight against workplace discrimination. 

The court held...

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