New York Divorce Lawyers are seeing a New Shade of Green

With a number of our neighboring states having already legalized same-sex marriage, notably Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont, the recent decision adding the state of New York to that list is expected to spur a ripple effect throughout the nation. But this is not the only expecte...
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85-year old New York Met beer vendor’s age discrimination lawsuit dismissed by court

A lower court’s decision to dismiss Mildred Block’s age discrimination lawsuit against Aramark, Inc. was upheld earlier this week, when the New York Appellate Division found that replacing Ms. Block, an 85-year old New Jersey woman, with a 75-year old woman did not amount to age discrimination....
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What is the ADEA and does it protect me?

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act  of 1967 (“ADEA”) protects employees from employment discrimination based upon age in the workplace.   The ADEA applies to individuals that are 40 years or older working for an employer with 20 or more employees.   The ADEA protects employees and job...
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Criminal Law Update: Weapons possession law impermissibly discriminated against non-citizens

In People v. Bounasri, the  defendant, a citizen of Tunisia who was a lawful permanent resident of the United States, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree under a provision of New York Penal Law that criminalized only a non-United States citizen’s possession ...
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