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August 2011 Archives

New York City’s Human Rights Law Continues to Expand Protections to Employees Faced with Discrimination and Retaliation

New York City continues to be a "stronghold" for employees faced with discrimination, especially where federal discrimination and retaliation laws fall short. The recent case of Albunio v. City of New York, provides a potent example of New York's recent record of civil rights advances and demonstrates the breadth of its anti-discrimination law. The case applies the retaliation provision of the New York City Human Rights Law to co-employees who stand up for others in their workplace who face employer discrimination.