Disabilities (ADA): New York
- New York
- Disability Discrimination in New York
- The New York State Human Rights Law
- Covered Employers
- What is a Disability?
- Duty to Accommodate
- Genetic Predisposition
- Pregnancy Leave
- The New York City Human Rights Law
- New York Civil Rights Law
- Other Local Ordinances
- Future Developments
- Additional Resources
The below content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.
- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, New York employers must comply with the state and local antidiscrimination laws, including the New York State Human Rights Law. See The New York State Human Rights Law.
- The New York State Human Rights Law contains a specific prohibition against discrimination against employees or applicants based on genetic predisposition. See Genetic Predisposition.
- New York City has enacted a law prohibiting discrimination in employment that is broader than the New York State Human Rights Law, Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). See The New York City Human Rights Law.
- New York's Civil Rights Law prohibits discrimination against an individual with a disability unless such disability would prevent the individual from performing the particular job. See New York Civil Rights Law.