Press Conference
Fair Chance Act

    The NYC Commission on Human Rights announced charges today against 12 local and national businesses for violating the Fair Chance Act.

    Read the press release for the list of businesses charged.

    For more information on the Law, visit our campaign page.

Military Family
Law

    Effective November 18, the NYC Human Rights Law will provide new protections for current and former members of the military armed forces against discrimination in employment, housing, and places of public accommodation.

    Fact Sheet on the new protections

    Frequently Asked Questions

Professional women and men
Salary History Ban

    Effective October 31, it is illegal in New York City for employers to ask about a job applicant's salary history during the hiring process, including in advertisements, on applications, or in interviews. Read the press release.

    For more information on this new Law, including fact sheets for employers and job applicants, visit the #SalaryIsHistoryNYC page.

Businesses Brochure

New Businesses Brochure
    If you're a business owner, we want to help you understand your responsibilities under the NYC Human Rights Law.  Check out our Businesses Brochure to help you stay in compliance with the Law.
New LGBTQ Hero

New LGBTQ Brochure

    New brochure lists scenarios of discrimination, as well as strategic actions taken by the Commission to protect LGBTQ communities.

    View Brochure

Programs & Initiatives