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Age Discrimination & Equal Benefits Among Workers

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 states that it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against employees and job applicants over 40 years old due to their age. This extends to hiring, promotion, and termination decisions, compensation, terms of employment, and access to certain benefits like paid sick time and the right...

Tidal Sued for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

In November 2016, Lisette Paulson filed a pregnancy and sex discrimination claim against her former employer, music streaming service Tidal. Her claim alleged that the company refused to provide her with a private room for pumping breast milk and then fired her a week following the refusal. Paulson worked as a label and artist relations...

Get Paid What You Earned This Holiday Season

  Private sector businesses have one primary motive: profit. All business expenses, such as the purchasing of company equipment, renting space to operate the business, and employee wages all cut into the company’s gross profit. It is not uncommon for companies to try to cut down on these expenses to increase their profits. Employees also...

Your Right to Celebrate Your Culture’s Holiday Traditions

The United States is a melting pot of cultural and religious traditions from all around the world. This is especially true in New York City and other large, diverse metropolitan areas. Despite the presence of so many varied religious traditions in this country, it can be easy for employers to overlook traditions that fall outside...

Recognizing Retaliation in the Workplace and How to Fight Back

Employees sometimes take actions that upset their employers. In many cases, these actions are within the employees’ rights, such as the right to seek reasonable accommodation for a disability, the right to file a discrimination claim, and the right to join or start a labor union. These rights are protected by various state and federal...

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