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Hostile Work Environment

New York hostile work environment lawyer Borrelli & Associated PLLC NY Employment Law blog.


Coming off the heels of a “racist joke” made in the workplace, outside counsel has been investigating a racist hostile work environment at the New Jersey’s Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office (“HCPO”) under the leadership of Prosecutor, Esther Suarez. Genuine concerns related to a hostile work environment have surfaced at the HCPO after an alleged racist […]

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Delayed Workplace Retaliation Laws exist to protect workers who voice concerns about workplace discrimination from retaliation. But for these laws to provide the protection they guarantee, workers need to recognize an action as retaliation. In most cases, retaliation will happen in direct response or shortly after a worker files a complaint, but this isn’t always […]


In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the New York State Legislature and New York City Council have enacted broad expansions to the laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. As these laws take effect, it is important to note how your legal rights may have changed. Below is an overview of many of the […]

Problems in the workplace come in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, there are times when workplace issues are so severe they are illegal. This is the case with violent actions and certain types of harassment. If you are being touched in the workplace – violently or sexually – or you are being discriminated against based […]

Many times in the workplace, there is a fine line for conduct that is unfair versus conduct that is unlawful. Creating a hostile work environment is prohibited under a number of Federal discrimination laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and Americans Disabilities […]


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