1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Civil Rights
  4. Article 4-C: Employment of Persons With Certain Genetic Disorders

Section 48-A Employment of persons with certain genetic disorders

Civil Rights (CVR)

Unless it can be clearly shown that a person's unique genetic disorder would prevent such person from performing the particular job, no person who is otherwise qualified shall be denied equal opportunities to obtain and/or maintain employment and/or to advance in position in his job solely because said person has a unique genetic disorder regardless of whether the employer or prospective employer is the state or any political subdivision thereof or any other category of employer.