Does This Law Apply to My Organization in New York?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related New York laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law1 Covered Employers2
Civil Rights Law All employers
Fair Credit Reporting Act All employers
New York Indoor Air Act All employers
New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) All employers
New York Equal Pay Act (NYEPA) All employers
New York False Claims Act All employers
New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) Employers with four or more employees
New York State Labor Relations Act Private employers
New York Women's Equality Act All employers
New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (NYWARN) Private employers with 50 or more employees
Unemployment Insurance Law All employers
Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) Private employers
Workers' Compensation Law All employers

1Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.