NY Assembly Approves Cuomo's Women's Workplace Package

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT) -- The New York State Assembly passed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 10-point Women's Equality Act on Thursday evening, approving pay equality and anti-workplace harassment measures and setting up last-minute drama in the State Senate, which was considering adopting the legislation — excepting a controversial provision on late-term abortions — in smaller chunks.

The action took place as New York's Legislature sought to wind down for the year. Lawmakers also were set to vote on a casino gambling expansion and a revamp of binding arbitration provisions for unions by...
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