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Meeting Name: Committee on Civil and Human Rights Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/18/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 0339-2018 *Deborah L. Rose Proposed Int. No. 339-AExpanding the definition of employer under the human rights law to provide protections for domestic workers.IntroductionTitle 8 of the New York City Administrative Code prohibits various forms of discrimination in employment and protects a number of classes of people. Currently, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the prohibitions against discrimination in employment, apprentice training programs, religious observance in the employment context, unemployment status, disparate impact discrimination in the employment context, and unlawful discrimination against victims of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking. Also, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. This bill would change the definition of employer to provide these protections for domestic workers.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0339-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Expanding the definition of employer under the human rights law to provide protections for domestic workers.IntroductionTitle 8 of the New York City Administrative Code prohibits various forms of discrimination in employment and protects a number of classes of people. Currently, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the prohibitions against discrimination in employment, apprentice training programs, religious observance in the employment context, unemployment status, disparate impact discrimination in the employment context, and unlawful discrimination against victims of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking. Also, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. This bill would change the definition of employer to provide these protections for domestic workers.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0339-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Expanding the definition of employer under the human rights law to provide protections for domestic workers.IntroductionTitle 8 of the New York City Administrative Code prohibits various forms of discrimination in employment and protects a number of classes of people. Currently, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the prohibitions against discrimination in employment, apprentice training programs, religious observance in the employment context, unemployment status, disparate impact discrimination in the employment context, and unlawful discrimination against victims of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking. Also, employees of employers with fewer than four employees total are not protected by the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. This bill would change the definition of employer to provide these protections for domestic workers.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available