Know Your Rights: Students in NYC

    Students attending schools and universities in New York City have the same protections under the City's Human Rights Law as anyone who lives in, works in, or visits NYC.

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Rights Here. Right Now. Live Work and Thrive Free From Discrimination.

New Commission Podcast

    "Rights Here. Right Now" airs on WCHR 90.3 FM on the last Monday of every month, from 2:00 - 3:00pm. Commission staff discuss different facets of the city’s Human Rights Law live on the air and answer questions New Yorkers have about discrimination in employment, housing, and public spaces. 

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Different Bodies, Same Rights. Height & Weight Discrimination is Illegal in NYC

    The NYC Human Rights Law now protects individuals that live in, work in, or visit New York City from discrimination based on their height or weight, or the combination of height and weight, referred to as "body size."

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Vouchers pay. Discrimination doesn't.

    It’s illegal for landlords, brokers, and realtors to refuse renters because they have a voucher. Vouchers pay. Discrimination doesn't.

Domestic Workers - Nannies, Home Care Workers, House Cleaners

    The NYC Human Rights Law's employment protections extend to all domestic workers, including nannies, home care workers, housecleaners, and any other worker who is employed in a home providing childcare, eldercare, companionship, or housekeeping services in New York City.

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