New York State Laws
Additional State Laws
At the request of any person previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses who has been denied a license or employment, a public agency or private employer shall provide, within thirty days of a request, a written statement setting forth the reasons for such denial.
New York employers may not consider an applicant’s credit history except for positions that are exempted from that law.
Background checks that New York employers use when making hiring decisions cannot contain:
Effective August 5, 2017Employers Are Prohibited From Asking About Salary History
Effective August 5, 2017The New York City Commission On Human Rights (NYCCHR) Approved An Updated Version Of The Fair Chance Act (FCA)