The Commission now accepts the filing of complaints and other documents by e-mail. For more information, click the following link.
Simply click on the following link and select Discrimination/Hate Crimes Assistance under the Service Type drop-box menu:
Despite strides to improve awareness of HIV and AIDS, many individuals continue to face discrimination in the workplace. The Chicago Human Rights Ordinance prohibits discrimination in hiring, discharge, discipline, compensation, or any other term or condition of employment because an employee or job applicant is HIV-positive or has AIDS.
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Starting on January 1, 2015, employers with fewer than 15 employees will be prohibited from inquiring into an applicant's criminal history until a specific point in the hiring process. To comply, employers will need to revisit their hiring practices and related materials to remove any questions that prematurely inquire into an applicant's criminal history. To learn more about how this law may impact you and/or your business, please refer to our FAQ's below:
|Dec 22, 2014||The City of Chicago is conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice|
|Nov 3, 2014||Mayor Emanuel and the Commission on Human Relations Announces Expanded Assistance to Non-English Speaking Victims of Discrimination|
|Oct 2, 2014||Chicago Commission on Human Relations Welcomes Abel Leon as its New Deputy Commissioner of Adjudication|
|Feb 5, 2014||City Council Approves Appointments to City of Chicago Boards and Commissions|
|Nov 26, 2013||City Council Passes New Amendments Introduced by Mayor Emanuel to fight discrimination and Strengthen the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance|
|Nov 13, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Introduces New Amendments To Fight Discrimination And Strengthen The Chicago Human Rights Ordinance|
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