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Restrictions on Firing Employees in New York

Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on May 25, 2012.

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Employers in New York are subject to these state rules that restrict firing employees under certain circumstances.

New York laws make it unlawful for an employer to:

  • interfere with employees' political activities or not allow time off to vote
  • fire an employee because of service on a jury
  • fire an employee who is subpoenaed as a witness in a criminal action
  • fire an employee for reporting violations of the labor law
  • require an employee to take a psychological stress test or to be fingerprinted
  • retaliate against an employee for filing workers' compensation claims or wage complaints or for reporting illegal or dangerous activities
  • fire for union activity
  • deny equal employment opportunity
  • violate protections for veterans or reservists
  • fire an employee for having wages withheld for child support or other garnishment

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