An attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.
The colleges will still ask applicants if they’ve been convicted of a felony — a question that appears on the common application used by over 500 colleges and universities.
The school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.
In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.
A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.
A discrimination lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against United Health Programs of America and its parent company, Cost Containment Group.
Lt. Christopher Barrella, who is white, had accused the village of awarding the police chief’s job to a Hispanic officer with few qualifications and a lower test score.
Deborah Robinson said she was turned away when she tried to stay at the motel because she walks with a cane following a stroke.
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.