EEO - Retaliation: New York
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: James Anelli, Robert Pettigrew, LeClairRyan
- New York's employment retaliation laws are generally more expansive than the federal statutes. See Retaliation Under the New York State Human Rights Law.
- The New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) permits an aggrieved employee to elect between instituting either an administrative or civil action. See Number of Employees and Procedural Timelines.
- New York also prohibits employers from retaliating against employees because those employees have made complaints about equal pay. See Equal Pay Law.
- New York City has requirements pertaining to retaliation. See Local Requirements.