EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS PROGRAM
The New York City Commission on Human Rights and the New York
Immigration Coalition launched an initiative to educate immigrants
on City legal protections they have under the New York City
Human Rights Law. The
Commission and the Coalition are reaching out and providing training,
workshops and presentations in several languages to diverse
in the New York City Area.
more information on scheduling or attending a workshop, please
contact 311. All workshops are open to the public and are FREE.
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The Commission developed a two-part adult legal literacy curriculum for ESOL classes (English for Speakers of Other Languages) entitled The Right To Work: Understanding Immigrant Employment Rights. The two 3-hour lessons are being delivered in ESOL classes at public libraries, community colleges, and workforce development agencies reaching individuals likely to experience employment discrimination due to their national origin or citizenship status, while advancing their language proficiency essential for job acquisition, retention and advancement.