SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 151B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection 1c the following section:
D. For an employer, by himself or his agent, because an individual is a veteran to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification.
For the purposes of this subsection, a veteran shall be an individual who served not less than 180 days of active service in any branch of the military.
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