Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC Anti-Discrimination Law Update

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With little fanfare, the New York City Council approved a sweeping change to its employment laws in September when it updated its anti-discrimination rules to include independent contractors. In Int. 0136-A, a single-line amendment, the City Council expanded the New York City Human Rights Law so that it applies to not just traditional employees, but […]

Handling Gaps on Your Resume

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A frequently-asked question by job candidates is how to handle periods of unemployment that show as gaps on their resumes. While a few months may not be a cause for concern for some employers, gaps of six months or more may disqualify the job seeker from being considered. Not necessarily. Hiring professionals are human beings, […]