New York Arrest Discrimination Lawyer
As the financial capital of the world, many multinational corporations maintain some presence in the City of New York. In order to maintain that corporate presence, these corporations’ must hire qualified employees. As we become a more global economy, laws that govern discrimination based on arrest, criminal accusation and/or criminal conviction become even more important. In today’s world, owners, customers and other stakeholders require these corporations to hire a diverse staff of employees. The Sanders Firm, P.C., is available to advise and represent employees alleging arrest discrimination in employment. Although not specifically mentioned under federal law, an affected employee could vigorously pursue such claims alleging race discrimination.
State and City Laws
The New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) and New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) applies to employers with 4 or more employees and offers broader protections. Under the NYSHRL, arrest or criminal accusation would be the appropriate forms of discrimination. Under the NYCHRL, criminal conviction or arrest record would be the appropriate forms of discrimination.
Often employees or applicants will pursue claims of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the NYSHRL and NYCHRL and in some cases, the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. §1981 and/or Civil Rights Act of 1871, 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The Sanders Firm, P.C., is experienced in handling such matters.
If you feel that you’ve been the victim of arrest discrimination, or would like to have an attorney review your documents to ensure that your rights are protected, contact the New York Arrest Discrimination Lawyer at The Sanders Firm, P.C., 800-371-4835, today.