Fair Chance Guidance

    Starting July 29, 2021, New York City expands its protections against employment discrimination based on criminal history. Employers can learn more in our new Legal Enforcement Guidance. Workers can download this guidebook outlining your rights.
Activity Book

    The NYC Commission on Human Rights has published “You Have Rights,” an activity book to help young New Yorkers learn about the New York City Human Rights Law and the activists who fought for human rights. The fun, interactive book will be a valuable tool for the City’s young people, parents, and educators.
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    The Youth for Equity and Solidarity (YES) Council is the Commission's council of young leaders who advise the Commission on how to expand our engagement with young people. Applications to join the 2021-2022 YES Council are now open for young leaders ages 13-21.

    Deadline to apply is Friday, October 15, 2021.

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    After initiating an investigation into a culture of sexual harassment at Fox News Network LLC, the Commission ordered $1,000,000 in civil penalties – the highest ever assessed for a violation under the NYC Human Rights Law.

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