N.Y. Civil Service Law Section 50-C
Discrimination based upon history of cancerous condition prohibited


1.

Neither the state civil service department nor any municipal commission may refuse to examine an applicant or, after examination, to certify an individual who has been placed on a certified eligible list, nor shall such person be deemed to be unfit for the performance of the duties of a position solely because such person has a history of cancer, provided such person is able to perform in a reasonable manner the activities involved in the position sought or held.

2.

Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to limit the scope of section two hundred ninety-six of the executive law.

3.

A violation of this section shall be considered an unlawful discriminatory practice and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any complaint about such violation shall be subject to the procedures set forth in Executive Law § 297 (Procedure)section two hundred ninety-seven of the executive law.

Source: Section 50-C — Discrimination based upon history of cancerous condition prohibited, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CVS/50-C (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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