February 21, 2019

NYC Commission on Human Rights adopts new rules addressing transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals discrimination


NYC Commission on Human Rights adopts new rules addressing transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals discrimination
Source: Amanda M. Gomez, Esq., Employment, Labor & Workforce Management at the  New York office of Epstein Becker Green. 

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) has adopted new rules (“Rules”) which establish broad protections for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals. The Rules, which define various terms related to gender identity and expression, re-enforce recent statutory changes to the definition of the term “gender,” and clarify the scope of protections afforded gender identity status under the New York City Human Rights Law. New York Statealso just added gender identity and expression as protected classifications under the state Human Rights Law, following the adoption of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act.

The text of Ms.Gomez's article is posted on the Internet at"


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