N.Y. Civil Rights Law Section 47-A
Employment of persons with a disability

Unless it can be clearly shown that a person’s disability 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 is a person with a disability and is accompanied by a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog regardless of whether the employer or prospective employer is the state or any political subdivision thereof or any other category of employer.

Source: Section 47-A — Employment of persons with a disability, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CVR/47-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 47-A’s source at nysenate​.gov

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