Update on the DHR Hearing Process ​

DHR currently has limited operations. Over the phone pre-hearing settlement conferences are proceeding as scheduled. In-person public hearings before an administrative law judge that have been scheduled for the months of April, May, and June are adjourned. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) & the NYS Human Rights Law ​

In January 2019, the Human Rights Law was amended to add gender identity or expression as a protected category. Discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression is prohibited in all areas covered by the Human Rights Law.

Information on Time Limits & DHR Cases, Effective March 20, 2020 ​

Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.8 on March 20, 2020, suspending the time limits for most legal actions in New York State until June 6, 2020. Click below to learn more.