New York Expands Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

New York Expands Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

Melissa Osipoff - Fisher Phillips
November 7, 2019

​Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law an amendment to New York law expanding the protections employers must provide to employees who are victims of domestic violence. In addition to expanded protections against discrimination, the amendment obligates employers to provide reasonable accommodations to domestic violence victims who must be absent from work for certain specified reasons. The amendment becomes effective Nov. 18.

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