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Protected Classes Under Employment Law

A “protected class” is a category set by federal, state, and local laws that provide protections for employees against discrimination. These categories cover many characteristics including race, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability, age, and many more. What Are Protected Classes Under New York State and City Law? Age (18 and older); Genetic characteristics; Marital status;… Read more »

“Protected Classes” Under NYC Discrimination Law

Discrimination can prevent you from getting the job you want or from moving to the neighborhood that’s on the top of your list. In New York City, residents are protected by a long-standing law that’s been in effect since 1965 to prevent discrimination against specific groups called “protected classes.” You can’t be denied a taxi… Read more »