Human Rights Law

The New York State Human Rights Law (PDF) prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest and / or conviction record.

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Human Rights Law Publications

Opens in a new windowNew Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Protections

Opens in a new windowAnti-Discrimination/Harassment Guidance

Download Pdf New Guidance on Protections from Gender Identity Discrimination

Opens in a new windowProtections for People in Places of Public Accommodation

Basic Guide to the Human Rights Law (Trifold)
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Age Discrimination
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Basic Guide to Employment Discrimination
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Discrimination Based Upon Military Status and Against Veterans with Disabilities
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Domestic Violence & Employment
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Protection of Domestic Workers from Harassment
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Protections Against Gender Identity Discrimination
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Gender Identity Discrimination at Hospitals
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Fair Housing Trifold Brochure
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Fair Housing Guide
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Educational Institutions: Your Rights Under the Human Rights Law as a Student or Applicant

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Employment Disability and Reasonable Accommodation

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HIV/AIDS Discrimination
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Housing Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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Obligations of Business Owners & Operators of Places of Public Accommodations
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Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
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Protections for People with Arrest Records Resolved in their Favor, Sealed Records, and Youthful Offender Adjudications, or People Convicted of Criminal Offenses
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Reasonable Accommodations for Religious Observance and Practices in Employment
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Rights of People with Disabilities in of Places of Public Accommodations

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Sexual Harassment
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Sexual Orientation Discrimination
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Source of Income Discrimination
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