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New York City Banning Use of Credit History in Employment Decisions
Gordon Law Group

Many employers consider credit ratings of potential employees when making hiring decisions, as well as decisions concerning promotion and pay rates.  This practice often results in discrimination against lower income and minority applicants. The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act bans the use of credit histories in employment decisions regarding potential and existing workers within…

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New Overtime Regulations Under Review
Gordon Law Group

Proposed revisions to Section 13(a)(1) of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act are coming under scrutiny as some question the Department of Labor’s (DOL) authority to create legislation. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez recently announced that the agency submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that will potentially affect the…

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EEOC Issues Order Against New York City for Discrimination
Gordon Law Group

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently handed New York’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) a huge blow, when it issued a determination against the agency totaling more than $246 million. Details of the Case On behalf of a group of African American and Hispanic Administrative Managers, the Communications Workers of America filed a charge…

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