STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York City unveiled new guidelines against hairstyle discrimination on Monday, which will protect students in the city’s public, private and charter schools.The NYC Commission on Human Rights released the legal enforcement guidance, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), to protect New Yorkers’ right to “maintain natural hair or hairstyles that are closely associated with their racial, ethnic, or cultural identities.” The guidance says it prohibits discrimination in most public, private and charter schools. Schools may not, intentionally or unintentionally, target students of a particular protected category, including in after-school activities or programs.“Because natural hair and locs, cornrows, twists, braids, Bantu knots, fades, and Afros are a form of hair maintenance and cultural identity and expression most closely associated with black people, no school covered under the NYCHRL may prohibit such styles in New … [Read more...] about Here’s how New York City ban on hair discrimination will protect students
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US & Canada By Rosie Blunt BBC News 19 February 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47296781 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The New York City Commission on Human Rights has released guidelines against targeting people on … [Read more...] about New York City bans hair discrimination
New York City is seeking to put an end to policies that restrict or ban natural hair and hairstyles closely connected to racial, ethnic and cultural identities. The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued new legal guidelines Monday clarifying that it considers such restrictions to be unlawful discrimination that disproportionately affects black people and those of African descent. “My... … [Read more...] about New York City Classifies Hair Restrictions as Discrimination
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | New York City to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair Supported by New guidelines out this week give legal recourse to individuals who have been harassed, punished or fired because of the style of their hair. ByStacey Stowe Feb. 18, 2019 Under new guidelines to be released The change in law applies to anyone in New York City but is aimed at remedying the disparate treatment of black people; the guidelines specifically mention the right of New Yorkers to maintain their “natural hair, treated or untreated hairstyles such as locs, cornrows, twists, braids, Bantu knots, fades, Afros, and/or the right to keep hair in an uncut or untrimmed state.” In practice, The move was prompted in part by investigations after complaints from workers at two Bronx businesses — a medical facility in Morris Park … [Read more...] about New York City to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair
New York State Court of Appeals Civil rights Reasonable accommodation – Substantial evidence Marine Holdings LLC, et al. v. New York City Commission on Human Rights, et al. No. 45 Memorandum Background: In the underlying Article 78 proceeding, the petitioners challenged a determination of the New York City Commission on Human Rights which ordered them to install a wheelchair-accessible entrance to ... … [Read more...] about Court of Appeals – Civil rights: Marine Holdings LLC, et al. v. New York City Commission on Human Rights, et al.