2013 New York Consolidated Laws
WKC - Workers' Compensation
Article 7 - (110 - 137) Miscellaneous Provisions.
125-A - Discriminating against an injured veteran.


NY Work Comp L § 125-A (2012) What's This?
 
    §  125-a.  Discriminating  against an injured veteran. 1. An insurance
  carrier is  guilty  of  unlawfully  discriminating  against  an  injured
  veteran  when  with  respect  to  workers'  compensation  insurance, the
  insurer knowingly and intentionally (a) discriminates against an injured
  veteran because of the veteran's injury or status as a veteran,  or  (b)
  encourages   or  causes  an  employer  or  other  entity  to  unlawfully
  discriminate  against  an  injured  veteran  in  hiring  or  discharging
  decisions because of the veteran's injury or status as a veteran.
    2. For the purpose of this section (a) "injured veteran" shall mean an
  individual  who  suffered an injury as a result of his or her service in
  the armed forces; and (b) "insurance carrier" shall  be  defined  as  in
  subdivision twelve of section two of this chapter.
    3. Discriminating against an injured veteran is a class A misdemeanor.
    4.  Any  person  convicted  under this section shall be subject to the
  debarment provisions of section one hundred forty-one-b of this chapter.

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