NYC Commission on Human Rights

The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) – one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation. Through its Law Enforcement Bureau (LEB), the Commission accepts claims filed by the public, and has the power to initiate its own investigations to affirmatively root out discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other violations of the NYCHRL. The Commission’s Community Relations Bureau (CRB) is empowered to take action against prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, discrimination and bias- related violence or harassment through education, trainings, outreach efforts, and other mechanisms aimed at creating partnerships and relationships with stakeholders in the community. Both bureaus collaborate closely to work towards the shared goal of fostering mutual understanding and respect
among all New Yorkers and encouraging equality of treatment throughout the City.

LEB seeks an Agency Attorney, Level Two, to work in the Gender-Based Harassment Unit. Created in
2018 in response to demonstrated need, the Unit focuses on timely investigation, intervention, and
enforcement in response to complaints of gender-based harassment in the workplace, including
sexual harassment.

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