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  • New York City Human Rights Law Offers New Protections-for Caregivers
    New York City Human Rights Law Offers New Protections-for Caregivers

    If you work or intern full-time or part-time, with or without pay, within the five boroughs of New York City, for an employer with four or more employees, and have caregiving responsibilities at home, ...

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  • 24 Month Optional Practice Training (Opt) Extension
    24 Month Optional Practice Training (Opt) Extension

    Did you know that on March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security published a final rule allowing certain F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ...

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  • Can You Receive Unemployment Benefits While Receiving Severance Pay in New York?
    Can You Receive Unemployment Benefits While Receiving Severance Pay in New York?

    In January 2014, the New York Unemployment Insurance Law was amended. Questions about unemployment? Contact our New York labor lawyers today! Details Surrounding Amended Law Under the amended law, an ...

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  • Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Communities in Housing, Employment and Public Spaces Enjoy Strong Protections in New York City
    Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Communities in Housing, Employment and Public Spaces Enjoy Strong Protections in New York City

    The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued guidance that sets forth what constitutes gender identity and gender expression discrimination pursuant to the New York City Human Rights Law. ...

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