Commission on Human Rights
KY Human Rights Commission to rule on discrimination complaints tomorrow
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY (JUNE 22, 2011) The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Board of Commissioners will meet tomorrow to rule on discrimination complaints on behalf of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This is an open government meeting. The public is invited.
The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) at commission headquarters, 332 West Broadway, The Heyburn Building, in Louisville. It will take place in the building’s second floor conference room. The building is at the corner of Fourth Street and Broadway, across from the Brown Hotel. Paid parking is available in the parking lot beside the Heyburn Building. Public parking is available on Broadway, Fourth Street, and surrounding areas.
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is the state authority that enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and federal civil rights laws, all of which prohibit discrimination. The Kentucky Civil Rights Act protects every person from discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, familial status, age, and tobacco smoking status. The law applies with varying stipulations in the areas of employment, public accommodations, housing, and financial transactions.