NY Anti-Trafficking Law

Highlights of the NYS Anti-Trafficking Law (2007), which went into effect on November 1, 2007.

Your rights as a worker or employee or your obligations as an employer in New York.  Here’s additional information about federal labor law.

New York’s Vacating Convictions law (New York State Bill A7670/S442), which was signed into law by Governor Patterson on August 13, 2010 and allows survivors of trafficking to remove past convictions of prostitution and other crimes from their records.  Here’s additional information about this groundbreaking law.

New York’s Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, which went into effect on November 30, 2010.  Here’s additional information on the law concerning domestic workers in New York.

Unfortunately, New York does not provide a civil remedy for trafficked persons.  See how other states have created civil remedies for survivors.

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