New Rules
    2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the first recorded arrival of enslaved Africans brought by the British to the US. The Commission will commemorate this historical milestone and convene community members and advocates for an action-oriented conversation that looks back at our city’s history of slavery and at current efforts to challenge anti-Black racism; Friday, October 25, 2019, 5:30PM; RSVP HERE.
Mosaic of Immigrant New Yorkers
2019 Annual Report
    The Commission released it's Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report detailing its enforcement, community outreach, and policy efforts. During this fiscal year, through Decisions & Orders, conciliatons, mediated settlements, and withdrawals with benefits obtained $6,094,313 in compensatory damages and civil penalties—the highest in Commission history. Read the full Report
Damages-Penalties
    NYC Commission on Human Rights announces highest damages for complainants ever recorded in agency history.

    Read the press release.
SSA No Match Letter
    Adverse action against an employee based on a “No-Match” letter could be a violation of the NYC Human Rights Law.

    The Commission and the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs have issued a new fact sheet detailing what to do - and what not to do - if an employer receives a “No-Match” letter.

Programs & Initiatives