Discrimination - understanding protected classes

Work includes the development and delivery of training programs that familiarize OTDA staff with the laws protecting NYS protected classes: race, physical or mental disability, color, religion, age, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), citizenship status, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, genetic information, lawful use of any product or lawful recreational activities when not at work, observance of Sabbath, political activities, use of service dog, criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status.

Qualified candidates will also provide guidance on how to assist those claiming discrimination and the agencies tasked with regulating discrimination in employment, housing, education and access to services.