Attorney General James Applauds Passage Of Bill Protecting Immigrants In The Workplace

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:36

Bill Prohibits Employer Harassment and Retaliation Against Immigrants  

NEW YORK—Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the passage of legislation creating penalties for discrimination or retaliation against immigrant employees. This bill is a necessary and commonsense codification of federal case law interpreting the anti-retaliation provisions of New York’s Labor Law and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as prohibiting threats to contact immigration authorities about an employee or an employee’s family member. 

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