Abortion Wrangling Could Sink NY Women's Workplace Bill

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- New York legislation to provide equal pay for working women, ban promotional decisions based on family status and crack down on workplace harassment has broad support, attorneys say, but the 10-part package contains a measure related to late-term abortion that could doom its chances.

As the New York State Legislature counted down toward its scheduled late-June recess, Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded a vote in the Republican-controlled New York State Senate on all of the bill's provisions, including the repeal of criminal sanctions tied to some late-term...
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