New York City Expands Human Rights Law Coverage

Implementation Date: January 11, 2020

Effective January 11, 2020, an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL):

  • Expands NYCHRL protections against discrimination, harassment and retaliation to freelancers and independent contractors; and
  • Clarifies that the NYCHRL applies to employers employing four or more employees.

Int. No. 136-A.