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Vedder Price Labor & Employment Shareholder Jonathan Wexler was interviewed in a recent Law360 article “Size Bias Is Now Illegal In NYC: What Employers Should Know.”

The article discusses a new New York City law, which went into effect November 26, that bars discrimination based on someone’s height or weight, similar to other protected categories such as race, gender and sexual orientation.

By listing size characteristics alongside things like race, gender and religion in its laws, the city “put height and weight on equal footing with those other protected characteristics,” Wexler said.

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Jonathan A. Wexler