NYLAG is firmly supportive of all of the City Council’s proposed age discrimination legislation. We are particularly enthusiastic about Intro 1695, which requires the City Commission on Human Rights to conduct regular age discrimination investigations through employment testing programs.
Systematic Barriers Prevent Non-English Speakers from Accessing Unemployment Benefits in New York: NYLAG Attorney Comments
Language access barriers have systematically affected the ability for people with limited English skills to receive benefits from unemployment insurance programs in New York State. NYLAG volunteer attorney Ciara Farrell contributed to a report from the NCLEJ detailing these issues and their impact on clients.