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SECTION 10-A
Domestic violence policy
Labor (LAB) CHAPTER 31, ARTICLE 2
§ 10-a. Domestic violence policy. The commissioner shall study the
issue of employees separated from employment due to acts of domestic
violence as referred to in and qualified by section four hundred
fifty-nine-a of the social services law. The commissioner shall consult
with the New York state office for the prevention of domestic violence
and its advisory council, the department of social services, the
division of women and members of the public in preparing such study.
Such study shall include a review of case histories in which
unemployment compensation was sought and an analysis of the policies in
other states. A copy of such study shall be transmitted to the temporary
president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly on or before
January fifteenth, nineteen hundred ninety-six and shall contain policy
recommendations.