- ArticlesJustice Department Settles Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination Claim Against New York Nursing Home
The Justice Department announced that it reached an agreement with Isabella Geriatric Center (IGC), a nursing home located in New York City, resolving a claim that IGC engaged in a pattern or practice of citizenship discrimination during the employment eligibility reverification process in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
In the past 50 years women’s legal status has improved all over the world. But many laws still make it difficult for women to fully participate in economic life - whether by getting jobs or starting businesses. Discriminatory rules bar women from certain jobs, restrict access to capital for women-owned firms and limit women’s capacity to make legal decisions. Gender differences in laws affect both developing and developed economies, and women in all regions.
A review of Venezuela's Organic Law of Labor and Workers, a collection of recent reforms to the country's wage and hour laws.