540 President Street, 3rd Floor 

Brooklyn, NY, 11215

(347) 844 - 9003

Toll-free Hotline (888) 833 - 4363


​​​​© 2015 Gender Equality Law Center Proudly created with

Pay equality has been the talk of the town recently, but it is no secret that women earn less than men across most, if not all, occupations for doing similar work. But good news! In July, workers in New York who allege wage discrimination by their employers have a new...

August 14, 2019

On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed a set of amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), providing stronger protections for women, LGBTQ individuals, and all other classes protected under the law. The Gender Equality Law Center worked with coalitions of em...

July 26, 2017

In June, the New York City Council’s Committee on Women’s Issues hosted a hearing on three bills addressing domestic violence in the City of New York. The bills proposed by the Committee, Int. No. 1610, Resolution 1292, and Int. No. 1496, offer solutions to problems as...

June 20, 2017

New Yorkers are Expecting!

Advocates Launch “9-Month Countdown” to Celebrate 2018 Start of Paid Family Leave for New York Workers

New Yorkers thinking about starting a family or having another child have a lot to be thankful for this year. Starting in 2018, New York’s 6....

Please reload

Featured Posts

100+ Groups Launch “PowHer the Vote” To Magnify Women’s Voices & Votes in 2018 Election

September 13, 2018

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square