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Archive: Month: August 2018

What is Ban the Box?

When you have filled out a job application in the past in New York City, you probably have had to check a box saying whether or not you have been convicted of a felony. Typically, if you answer "yes," you are given a chance to explain the situation in a

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What does one need to prove sexual harassment?

We expect our workplace to productive and safe. However, sometimes it becomes a hostile environment. The law does not protect against gross incivility, or what I will call "general harassment." The harassment has to be based on your rights under local and federal laws. The most commonly known form of

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