NYC Commission on Human Rights Public Hearings

Close-up of microphone on table. At the Commission’s Public Hearing on Pregnancy & Caregiver Discrimination (Photo credit: Adrienne Nicole Productions).

The NYC Commission on Human Rights periodically hosts hearings to gain an opportunity to hear directly from members of the public on their experiences and concerns on specific types of discrimination.  The hearings include testimony from dozens of New Yorkers from all walks of life and professional industries.

Upcoming Public Hearings

None at this time.

Past Public Hearings

Public Hearing on Pregnancy and Caregiver Discrimination, January 30, 2019

The Commission held the agency's first-ever public hearing on pregnancy and caregiver discrimination.

Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, December 6, 2017

For the first time in 40 years, the Commission held a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace.  A report with policy recommendations based on this hearing was released on April 25, 2018.