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Yonatan (Yoni) Grossman-Boder is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Yoni assists clients in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including litigations, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, internal investigations, labor-management relations and claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. He frequently represents clients across a variety of industries and sectors, including educational institutions, financial services, media and entertainment companies, health services and professional services.

Yoni clerked for the Honorable Richard M. Gergel of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.  While attending Duke University School of Law, Yoni served as the publication and lead articles editor of Law and Contemporary Problems.

Prior to coming to Proskauer, Yoni served as a legal intern at the New York Human Resources Administration Employment Law Unit. As a legal intern, he worked on a variety of employment matters, including employment discrimination investigations and litigation. While a summer associate at Proskauer, Yoni co-authored an article on retiree health care benefits under ERISA titled "Understanding M&G Polymers v. Tackett," published by Benefits Magazine in April 2015.

On December 21, 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued new enforcement guidelines regarding discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression. While the City Council added transgender protections to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) in 2002, the Commission recently issued these detailed guidelines on what constitutes discrimination

New equal pay laws are coming into effect in 2016 in both New York and California. The New York law, passed as part of the Women’s Equality Agenda, will come into effect on January 19, 2016, and the California law will become effective on January 1, 2016. Both new laws enact broader prohibitions on wage

On October 21, 2015, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a group of eight laws, called the Women’s Equality Agenda, which expand protections for women in the workplace in New York. The act will become effective on January 19, 2016. The new laws give stronger protections to employees by amending existing laws to provide expanded equal pay