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Effective February 24, 2019, New York state’s
Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) will make it unlawful for
employers to discriminate against workers based on their actual or perceived
gender identity or expression or transgender status. New York law already bans
employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Covered employers: all
Effective date: 2/24/19
(amendments related to hate crimes: 11/1/19)
Text of the measure can be found here.
Governor’s press release can be
Law Firm Articles
York State Passes Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act
Goldberg Segalla | Jan 2019
York Governor Signs Gender Identity Discrimination Ban Into Law
Proskauer | Jan 2019
York Governor Cuomo Signs GENDA Legislation
Shipman & Goodwin | Jan 2019
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