The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.
Tenants allege the landlord failed to make repairs and seldom cashed rent checks in a scheme to evict them from their rent-controlled apartments.
A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.
Under the city’s current civil rights law, unpaid interns cannot sue for sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace.
The median sale price for a home in Chappaqua is $1 million, but many residents have said they would welcome more affordable housing. But building that affordable housing has proven to be a struggle.
The City of New York has dropped a lawsuit against seven Hasidic storeowners in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who posted signs in their windows asking customers to dress modestly.
David Cari was convicted back in October of conspiring to violate the constitutional rights of Hispanics, making false arrests and filing false reports.
Dolores Sharpe, a black Nassau County police officer, says she was improperly charged with resisting arrest by two white officers during a confrontation while she was off-duty last week.
Kate Nalepinski, 17, says her boss let her go because of her uncontrollable, non-contagious condition.
Former members Joseph and Liza Garrubbo claim in the suit that they lost most of their privileges at the club because they pushed for gender equality.
A federal lawsuit filed by three local families in the Pine Bush community of Orange County claims the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.
City College of Technology student Trayon Christian, 19, said the store and police targeted him because they didn’t think he could afford a $300 Ferragamo belt.
When New Yorkers over 55 lose their jobs, it takes them about four months longer to find a new one than their younger counterparts, according to a new study by AARP.
In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.
Two years ago, baseball added sexual discrimination language into its collective bargaining agreement with players. Now, the organization is taking additional steps to make the policy clear.