Guide to NYC Employment Laws for LGBT Workers
The New York City Bar Association LGBT Rights Committee has published "Know Your Rights: A Guide to NYC Employment Laws for LGBT Workers."
The NYC Bar Association notes that this pamphlet is designed to provide general legal information to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) individuals who have questions about their workplace rights and employment laws applicable in New York City. This pamphlet does not provide legal advice, and is not a substitute for legal advice. The NYC Bar Association encourages individuals with questions about their rights to consult a licensed attorney with experience in the area of the law.
This pamphlet describes three laws (federal, NYS and NYC) that protects the rights of LGBT employees in the workplace. It also describes "Employment at Will" which is a principle that applies to most employment relationships in New York City.
It provides a good resource for workplace professionals working with LGBT clients and important resources for LGBT employees.