Protected Categories

Both the Federal Government and New York State define protected categories of people who cannot be discriminated against:


Gender, Race, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Age, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran Status, Pregnancy, Childbirth, etc.

New York State :

Gender identity, use of service dog, prior arrests, marital status, familial status, political activities, lawful use of any product or lawful recreational activities, observance of the Sabbath