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Age (3)+

Breastfeeding (2)+

  • Your Breastfeeding Rights in New York

    Learn about your breastfeeding rights at the hospital after giving birth, in public and at work. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Civil Liberties Union
  • Break Time for Nursing Mothers

    The Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk. Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Criminal record (2)+

Employment discrimination overview (6)+

How to file a complaint (10)+

  • 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

  • Nassau County Commission on Human Rights

    The Nassau County Commission on Human Rights is committed to improving relations and insuring equality of opportunity in Nassau County. The Commission?s mandate is to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation and education. In Nassau County, discrimination is defined as any difference in treatment based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, religion, source of income, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status or disability. Content Detail

  • Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights

    The Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights handles discrimination complaints. 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

  • Rockland County Commission on Human Rights

    The Commission receives and investigates complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability in education, employment, housing, and public accommodations. The staff conciliates, holds hearings, and conducts educational programs for the public, and provides training and technical assistance. The Commission is mandated to act in an ombudsman role to monitor community situations that are discriminatory in nature. This agency does not yet have a web site. You can contact this agency by calling (914) 638-5590. Content Detail

  • Schenectady County Human Rights Commission

    The Commission staff assists with complaints of discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, military status, age, marital status, disability, prior arrest or conviction record and predisposing genetic characteristics. 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

Gender discrimination and sexual harassment (5)+

HIV/AIDS (1)+

  • Discrimination Against People Living with HIV or AIDS

    In Westchester County it is against the law to treat you unfairly or harass you because: - you are living with HIV or AIDS, or - someone thinks you are living with HIV or AIDS.Click to learn more about your protections under the law. Content Detail

    By:
    Westchester County Human Rights Commission

How to file a complaint (13)+

  • Filing a charge of employment discrimination

    This fact sheet explains the steps to take in order to file a complaint of employment discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Content Detail

    By:
    The U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Read this in:
    Arabic / العربية
    Spanish / Español
    Haitian Creole / Kreyòl Ayisyen
    Russian / Pусский
  • 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
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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 / 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

  • Nassau County Commission on Human Rights

    The Nassau County Commission on Human Rights is committed to improving relations and insuring equality of opportunity in Nassau County. The Commission?s mandate is to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation and education. In Nassau County, discrimination is defined as any difference in treatment based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, religion, source of income, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status or disability. Content Detail

  • Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights

    The Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights handles discrimination complaints. 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

  • Rockland County Commission on Human Rights

    The Commission receives and investigates complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability in education, employment, housing, and public accommodations. The staff conciliates, holds hearings, and conducts educational programs for the public, and provides training and technical assistance. The Commission is mandated to act in an ombudsman role to monitor community situations that are discriminatory in nature. This agency does not yet have a web site. You can contact this agency by calling (914) 638-5590. Content Detail

  • Schenectady County Human Rights Commission

    The Commission staff assists with complaints of discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, military status, age, marital status, disability, prior arrest or conviction record and predisposing genetic characteristics. 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

Information about discrimination (4)+

  • Discrimination

    General information about employment discrimination, including the different types of illegal discrimination, and how to file a complaint. Content Detail

    By:
    Workplace Fairness
  • Employment Discrimination Fact Sheet for Workers

    This fact sheet lists the different groups of workers that are protected from discrimination, gives examples of illegal practices, and also includes phone numbers to call if you believe that you have been the victim of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    National Employment Law Project
  • Harassment

    Information on the laws that protect a worker from harassment on the job. Content Detail

    By:
    Workplace Fairness
  • Prohibited Employment Policies/Practices

    A general overview of Federal anti-discrimination law, including information on who is protected from discrimination, and examples of illegal job discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    The U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Nationality (3)+

Pregnancy discrimination (5)+

Race (2)+

Religion (2)+

Reproductive rights (1)+

Sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination (6)+

Your rights as a worker (2)+

More information (10)+

  • 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

  • Nassau County Commission on Human Rights

    The Nassau County Commission on Human Rights is committed to improving relations and insuring equality of opportunity in Nassau County. The Commission?s mandate is to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation and education. In Nassau County, discrimination is defined as any difference in treatment based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, religion, source of income, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status or disability. Content Detail

  • Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights

    The Onondaga County/Syracuse Commission on Human Rights handles discrimination complaints. 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

  • Rockland County Commission on Human Rights

    The Commission receives and investigates complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability in education, employment, housing, and public accommodations. The staff conciliates, holds hearings, and conducts educational programs for the public, and provides training and technical assistance. The Commission is mandated to act in an ombudsman role to monitor community situations that are discriminatory in nature. This agency does not yet have a web site. You can contact this agency by calling (914) 638-5590. Content Detail

  • Schenectady County Human Rights Commission

    The Commission staff assists with complaints of discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, military status, age, marital status, disability, prior arrest or conviction record and predisposing genetic characteristics. 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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