In New York City, The Sanders Firm, P.C. fights for those who have suffered partnership status discrimination. This form of discrimination focuses on domestic relationships such as those of same-sex couples. In New York City, which embraces diversity in many ways including LGBT, partnership status discrimination is an issue that is important to innumerable couples. New York is the financial center of the world where many multinational corporations maintain a presence. This fact means that those in the workplace have access to a wide range of job opportunities. In addition, there are thousands upon thousands of more jobs at prestigious organizations such as hospitals, universities, and financial institutions. With diversity being a hallmark of New York City, it is essential that we guard against partnership status discrimination and other forms of discrimination.
Often employees or job applicants will pursue claims of discrimination under various laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the NYSHRL, and NYCHRL. Also the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. §1981 and/or Civil Rights Act of 1871, 42 U.S.C. § 1983 will at times be used in such discrimination cases.