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This step-by-step guide covers the employment rights and protections you have as a working woman in New York State. It covers both your rights at work and the rights you have when you need time away from work.
A Better Balance is also here to help. If you have any questions about your rights, you can call our free, confidential, legal hotline at 1-833-NEED-ABB. (1-833-633-3222).
NEW: In 2019, New York passed a sweeping set of gender equity laws, with new equal pay protections, anti-harassment protections, and more. This guide has been updated accordingly.
ALERT: For information about your workplace rights around caring for yourself and your loved ones during the COVID-19 crisis, visit abetterbalance.org/covid19
If you have questions about any of the rights discussed in this guide, we are here to help. A Better Balance's free, confidential legal helpline can help you understand your workplace rights.
Reach us at 1-833-NEED-ABB (1-833-633-3222).