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Links to the New York State Corrections Law, the New York City Human Rights Law, and the New York State Division of Human Rights, all of which lay out policies that provide protections against discrimination in hiring for people with criminal convictions. The folder also includes an outline of relevant legal decisions, and information on filing discrimination claims with the Division of Human Rights.

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  • Legal Outline of Authorities and Decisions Related to Criminal Records and Employment (National Employment Law Project) 2006

  • New York State Corrections Law Article 23-A: "Licensure and Employment of Persons Previously Convicted of One or More Criminal Offenses

  • Legislative History of Article 23A and Certificates of Good Conduct of NYS Corrections Law

  • Powerpoint Presentation on Employment Law & Criminal Records in New York 2010

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