Sexual Harassment Hearing

    The Commission hosted a Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment on December 6th, kicked off by Congress Member Eleanor Holmes Norton. Hundreds of New Yorkers were on hand to share or hear experiences of sexual harassment. The testimony will be used to help us take action moving forward.

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New Pregnancy Card

    Under the NYC Human Rights Law, employers are required to provide their employees with reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy and childbirth.

    New Notice and Factsheet outline the rights of employees and the responsibilities of employers as it pertains to pregnant workers.

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.

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.

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