Fact Sheets

The NYC Commission on Human Rights creates informational materials on various aspects of the Human Rights Law and the work of the Commission.  Materials are available in several languages, including Arabic, Spanish, Bengali, Haitian Creole, French, Russian, Polish, Urdu, Korean, and Chinese, among others. You may obtain these materials by downloading them here (Adobe download required).

Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act Fact Sheet

All employers in NYC are required to distribute the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act fact sheet to individual employees at the time of hire, which may be included in an employee handbook.


Protected Categories Fact Sheet


Commission Resources


Protections Against Discrimination for Members of the Military Armed Forces


Salary History Fact Sheet for Job Applicants

Salary History Fact Sheet for Employers


Pregnancy Accommodations at Work


G.I. Bill Housing Allowances


Disability Protections Under the NYC Human Rights Law


Lawful Source of Income in Housing Fact Sheet


FAQs for Brokers/Agents/Owners re: Lawful Source of Income


Tenants Rights (Joint Fact Sheet with Other City Agencies)


Protections for Women Fact Sheet


Bias-Based Profiling by Law Enforcement Fact Sheet


Discriminatory Harassment Fact Sheet


Protections for Muslims & Those Perceived as Such


Status as a Victim of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Poster, Version 1

Status as a Victim of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Poster, Version 2

Status as a Victim of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Know Your Rights Fact Sheet

Status as a Victim of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Know Your Obligations Fact Sheet


"You DO Have The Right NYC" Flyer


Gender Identity and Expression Fact Sheet on Executive Order #16

Myths vs. Facts

Legal Enforcement Guidance


Caregiver Status Fact Sheet for Employers

Caregiver Status Fact Sheet for Employees

Caregiver Frequently Asked Questions


Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act Fact Sheet for Employers

Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act Fact Sheet for Employees

Legal Enforcement Guidance


Fair Chance Act Fact Sheet for Employers

Fair Chance Act Fact Sheet for Employees

Legal Enforcement Guidance