New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL)


Summary

The New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) protects employees, applicants, and unpaid interns from discrimination and harassment based on their membership in a protected class, and prohibits retaliation. N.Y. Exec. Law § 290 et seq. Effective May 18, 2016, discriminatory prohibitions are expanded to include protections for individuals who have a known relationship or association with a member or members of a protected category under the NYSHRL. 9 NYCRR § 466.14(c)(1).