NY Warns NFL Of Legal Blitz Over Sex Preference Queries

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Recent reports that National Football League team representatives asked prospective players about their sexual preferences drew a warning from New York's attorney general on Thursday and a demand that the league ramp up efforts to prevent such questioning, which is illegal in many jurisdictions.

New York law bars employers from making any inquiry — or having any intent — in connection with prospective employees to discriminate based on sexual preference, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said in a letter to NFL Commissioner Rodger...
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