New York State Labor Law Guidelines
New York State Department of Labor provides guidelines relevant to situations that occur within the course of day-to-day employment.
New York Correction Law Article 23-A
On August 5, 2008, Governor Paterson signed legislation that requires employers to post a copy of Article 23-A of the correction law relating to the employment of persons with a criminal conviction (Chapter 465)". Under the new law which takes effect February 1, 2009, a copy of Article 23-A must be posted in a visually conspicuous manner in an accessible location at the workplace.
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, also known as GINA, will take effect this Saturday, November 21, 2009. Title II prohibits employment discrimination based on genetic information, and imposes confidentiality obligations on employers who obtain such information.