NYC Commission on Human Rights

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (“DCWP”) has published its “Workers’ Bill of Rights” website and associated “Know Your Rights at Work” poster, which NYC employers will be required to begin distributing to employees beginning in July 2024.

As we previously reported, the NYC Council approved a bill (returned

Effective November 26, 2023, the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) is amended to extend anti-discrimination protection based on height and weight.

As previously reported, the amendment prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and access based on an individual’s height or weight. For employers covered by the NYCHRL, the law now prohibits, among other

***UPDATED: Mayor Adams signed the ordinance into law on May 26, 2023.  The law takes effect on November 22, 2023.***

The New York City Council has approved an ordinance that, if enacted, would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) to prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and access to public accommodation based on

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) has released a fact sheet providing some additional details and guidance regarding the upcoming salary disclosure law.

As we previously reported, the new law will make it an unlawful discriminatory practice under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) for a covered employer or

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) has issued updated legal enforcement guidance on the NYC Fair Chance Act (“FCA”) and employers’ consideration of criminal history in hiring and during employment.

The updated guidance, which does not have the force of law but which provides significant insight into the Commission’s interpretation of