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New York's High Court Holds U.S. Supreme Court's Faragher-Ellerth Defense for Employers in Harassment Claims Is Inapplicable Under New York City Human Rights Law
On May 6, 2010, in response to a certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the New York Court of Appeals in "Zakrzewska v. The New School" held that the affirmative defense to employer liability articulated by the U.S. Supreme Court in "Faragher v. City of Boca Raton and Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth" does not apply to sexual harassment and retaliation claims brought under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL).
United States
20 May 2010
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An Eye On Workplace Harassment Liability In NYC
In recent months, a federal district court judge and a New York state court appellate judge have held that the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) should be more liberally construed than its federal and state counterparts, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State Human Rights Law.
United States
10 Jun 2009
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N.Y.´s High Court Rules Executives Are Covered Employees Under Certain Labor Law Provisions - Court Also Addresses When Commissions Become Wages Subject To Protection
On June 10, 2008, New York's highest court issued an important ruling for New York employers, resolving unsettled issues involving the scope of protections afforded to executives under the Labor Law and when an employer may deduct business expenses from commissioned earnings.
United States
25 Jun 2008
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