NY Women Lawmakers Ready To Renew Workplace Equality Push

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 5:09 PM EST) -- Democratic women in the New York Assembly on Thursday signaled no letup in their effort to pass a gender equality package, which includes a controversial abortion provision that stalled the effort in June despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support.

In a statement provided by the office of Manhattan Democrat Deborah J. Glick, some 30 Assembly members tied the legal codification of their abortion rights under the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision into state criminal law as a "most fundamental part" of the equality agenda and...
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