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  • Clinton County Human Rights Commission

    If you believe that you have been discriminated against within the County of Clinton you may file a complaint with the Clinton County Human Rights Commission. Content Detail

  • Orange County Human Rights Commission

    You may file a complaint with the Orange County Human Rights Commission staff if you are a resident of Orange County or are employed in Orange County and believe that you have been the victim of discrimination either in your employment, housing or a public accommodation because of your race or color, national origin, creed, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest and/or conviction record or your genetic predisposition or carrier status. Content Detail

  • Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC)

    The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) is a county agency that enforces the various laws against discrimination. Content Detail

  • Sullivan County Human Rights Commission

    The Human Rights Commission was created to foster good relationships among communities and groups of people in Sullivan County. You can file discrimination complaints with this agency. Content Detail

  • Tompkins County Human Rights Commission

    The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights offers telephone or in-office consultation regarding questions of rights, disputes, alleged violation of anti-discrimination laws which provide protection in the areas of employment, housing, credit, places of public accommodations, volunteer firefighting, and non-sectarian educational institutions, based on age, creed, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, domestic violence victim status, disability, military status, arrest record, conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status (in housing only) and domestic workers (in employment only).The Office of Human Rights attempts to conciliate disputes on the local level and to assist complainants filing formal complaints with state or federal agencies. Confidentiality is protected. Any individual who resides or works in Tompkins County may use these services without a fee. Content Detail

  • Ulster County Human Rights Commission

    The Human Relations Commission exists to foster respect for the rights of all citizens and to explore opportunities for improving relations among all people of Ulster County. Services include: - Telephone consultation with individuals who believe that their human rights have been violated in any of the following areas: employment, housing, public accommodation, education, credit - Assistance in preparing and filing a complaint with the NYS Division of Human Rights for individuals who believe that they have been discriminated against because of their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital or familial status, or arrest/conviction record. Content Detail

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Discrimination because of a criminal record (9)+

  • How to File a Complaint with the New York City Commission on Human Rights

    Information on how to file a complaint with the City if you are a victim of employment discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    New York City Commission on Human Rights
  • How to File a Complaint with the New York State Division of Human Rights

    Information on how to file a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights if you believe that you have been the victim of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Division of Human Rights
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
    Chinese (Traditional) / 中文
  • Clinton County Human Rights Commission

    If you believe that you have been discriminated against within the County of Clinton you may file a complaint with the Clinton County Human Rights Commission. Content Detail

  • Orange County Human Rights Commission

    You may file a complaint with the Orange County Human Rights Commission staff if you are a resident of Orange County or are employed in Orange County and believe that you have been the victim of discrimination either in your employment, housing or a public accommodation because of your race or color, national origin, creed, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest and/or conviction record or your genetic predisposition or carrier status. Content Detail

  • Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC)

    The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) is a county agency that enforces the various laws against discrimination. Content Detail

  • Sullivan County Human Rights Commission

    The Human Rights Commission was created to foster good relationships among communities and groups of people in Sullivan County. You can file discrimination complaints with this agency. Content Detail

  • Tompkins County Human Rights Commission

    The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights offers telephone or in-office consultation regarding questions of rights, disputes, alleged violation of anti-discrimination laws which provide protection in the areas of employment, housing, credit, places of public accommodations, volunteer firefighting, and non-sectarian educational institutions, based on age, creed, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, domestic violence victim status, disability, military status, arrest record, conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status (in housing only) and domestic workers (in employment only).The Office of Human Rights attempts to conciliate disputes on the local level and to assist complainants filing formal complaints with state or federal agencies. Confidentiality is protected. Any individual who resides or works in Tompkins County may use these services without a fee. Content Detail

  • Ulster County Human Rights Commission

    The Human Relations Commission exists to foster respect for the rights of all citizens and to explore opportunities for improving relations among all people of Ulster County. Services include: - Telephone consultation with individuals who believe that their human rights have been violated in any of the following areas: employment, housing, public accommodation, education, credit - Assistance in preparing and filing a complaint with the NYS Division of Human Rights for individuals who believe that they have been discriminated against because of their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital or familial status, or arrest/conviction record. Content Detail

  • How to recognize and address discrimination

    This booklet is for people with HIV, AIDS, a substance use disorder and/or a criminal record who want to know their rights to be free of discrimination. The section on criminal records applies mainly in New York, but the other sections have useful information for people throughout the United States. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Action Center of the City of New York, Inc. (LAC)

Starting a business (1)+

  • Small Business Toolkit

    If you have a criminal record this toolkit will help you learn about how you can start a business or find a job. The toolkit starts with an explanation of the laws that prohibit employment discrimination based on criminal records and provides tips for getting necessary identification documents and applying for certificates of rehabilitation. It then sets out steps for planning and starting a business, and for applying for necessary licenses. Content Detail

    By:
    City Bar Justice Center
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

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I want to apply for a job (4)+