Employers

New York Lawmakers Pass Expansive Reforms to State Discrimination

On June 19, 2019, the NY state Assembly and state Senate passed a bill that tackles workplace harassment. The New York business entities and employers must be prepared for the strengthened laws targeting harassment in the workplace. The bill amends several provisions of the New York Human Right Law (“NYHRL”), the General Obligations Law, the Civil Practice law and Rules, and the New York Labor Law. Below is a summary of the amendments.

Update on Discrimination and Retaliation Claims

Form I-140 approval is an important step in the employment-based green card journey. However, employers can change their mind about a sponsorship decision at any time. Employers can withdraw Form I-140 after it is approved, which will absolve them of any liability towards an individual.

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