5 Tips For Navigating NYC's New Ban On Unemployment Bias

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 7:21 PM EDT) -- A new law that gives jobless New Yorkers the right to sue businesses that hire only from the ranks of the employed will require companies to strike a careful balance as they try to bring in the right talent without subjecting themselves to claims that they rejected applicants because they were unemployed.

The New York City Council's March 13 attempt to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of the city legislation put the policy on track to become law in mid-June, setting off a wave of concern...
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