ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A New York lawmaker wants to ban the use of microchips to track workers.

Tony Avella, of the 11th Senate District, introduced the bill that would prevent companies from forcing their employees to have a microchip implanted as a condition of employment.

Several states have already adopted a similar law.

Avella says it’s imperative that New York join them to ensure citizen integrity is not compromised.MORE | Learn more about the microchips here.This story was originally published by WTEN, a Nexstar contributing station.