NYC Commission on Human Rights and Hispanic Federation Kick Off Commission’s First Free Monthly NYC Human Rights Law Workshop Series in Spanish Targeting the General Public, Employers, Business Owners, and Housing Providers in the Five Boroughs
NYC Commission on Human Rights, Elected Officials, Clergy, and Advocates Meet Job Seekers with Criminal Histories to Inform Them of Rights Under Law, Announce Citywide Enforcement Effort to Stop Discrimination
New York City became the first municipality in the nation to enforce a law prohibiting all employers in New York City from inquiring about job seekers’ salary history during the hiring process, including on job applications and in interviews.
Mayor de Blasio signed Intro. 2397-A, sponsored by Council Member Francisco Moya, into law. This legislation requires severance pay for hotel service employees if a hotel with over 100 rooms that laid off over 75% of its employees.
Mayor de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner Peter A. Hatch today announced a settlement agreement with Southwest Airlines to resolve violations of the NYC Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced, in advance of legal workplace protections that go into effect in 2022, a series of additional efforts to support and improve the health, safety and working conditions for the city’s 65,000+ delivery workers.