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New York State Statute:
opens new window New York: NYCL (CVR) 48 et seq.
Employment Nondiscrimination Unless it can be clearly shown that a person's unique genetic disorder, defined to include the sickle cell trait, carriers of Tay-Sachs, and carriers of Cooleys anemia only, would prevent a person from performing the particular job, no person who is otherwise qualified may be denied equal opportunities to obtain or maintain employment or to advance in position in his job solely because a person has a unique genetic disorder.

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