Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Prohibiting Employment Discrimination Based on Religious Attire or Facial Hair

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 08/09/2019 - 13:24

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.04037 /A.4204) which prohibits employment discrimination based on religious attire, clothing or facial hair. The new law amends the New York State Human Rights Law to make clear that employers cannot refuse to hire, attain, promote, or take other discriminatory action against an individual for wearing attire or facial hair in accordance with tenets of their religion. 

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