N.Y. Labor Law Section 220-E
Provisions in contracts prohibiting discrimination on account of race, creed, color or national origin in employment of citizens upon pub...


§ 220-e. Provisions in contracts prohibiting discrimination on account of race, creed, color or national origin in employment of citizens upon public works. Every contract for or on behalf of the state or a municipality for the construction, alteration or repair of any public building or public work or for the manufacture, sale or distribution of materials, equipment or supplies shall contain provisions by which the contractor with the state or municipality agrees:

(a)

That in the hiring of employees for the performance of work under this contract or any subcontract hereunder, no contractor, subcontractor, nor any person acting on behalf of such contractor or subcontractor, shall by reason of race, creed, color, disability, sex or national origin discriminate against any citizen of the state of New York who is qualified and available to perform the work to which the employment relates;

(b)

That no contractor, subcontractor, nor any person on his behalf shall, in any manner, discriminate against or intimidate any employee hired for the performance of work under this contract on account of race, creed, color, disability, sex or national origin;

(c)

That there may be deducted from the amount payable to the contractor by the state or municipality under this contract a penalty of fifty dollars for each person for each calendar day during which such person was discriminated against or intimidated in violation of the provisions of the contract;

(d)

That this contract may be cancelled or terminated by the state or municipality, and all moneys due or to become due hereunder may be forfeited, for a second or any subsequent violation of the terms or conditions of this section of the contract; and

(e)

The aforesaid provisions of this section covering every contract for or on behalf of the state or a municipality for the manufacture, sale or distribution of materials, equipment or supplies shall be limited to operations performed within the territorial limits of the state of New York.

Source: Section 220-E — Provisions in contracts prohibiting discrimination on account of race, creed, color or national origin in employment of citizens upon pub..., https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/220-E (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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