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Full 7th Circuit Agrees to Hear Indiana Employment Discrimination Case

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Oct 15
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the case of an Indiana woman who claims she was denied full-time employment six different times and eventually fired because she is a lesbian.

5 Assets Your Company Can Gain from Workplace Diversity

If you own a business today, then you may be hearing quite a bit about the importance of diversity in the workplace. However, it may surprise you that the meaning of this term is not as simple as at used to be.

Trans Employees Open Up About Workplace Issues

WORKPLACE | By Sari Staver | Nov 28
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

Trans-cendental :: Applying Existing Law to Protect Trans People in the Workplace

NATIONAL | By R. Scott Oswald and David Scher | Oct 11
It is still the early days in the "post-Caitlyn" world, but we have reached a point where the workplace can no longer ignore the concerns unique to transgender people.

Outserve-SLDN's Leadership Conference Features Big Goals, Top Speakers

CULTURE | By Chris Carpenter | Mar 22
The Fourth Annual OutServe SLDN Leadership Conference takes place from Thursday, March 26 through Sunday, March 29 at the W Hotel in San Diego. this year features top speakers and authors from the forefront of the equality battleground.

California Bill Incentivizes Companies to Offer Trans Benefits

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 7
Companies that seek state contracts in California would be unable to do so if they do not offer their transgender employees the same benefits other employees receive under legislation pending in the Statehouse.

US Border Patrol: Female Agents Wanted

WORKPLACE | By Astrid Galvan | Dec 10
The U.S. Border Patrol is on a hiring spree for a very specific type of agent: a female one. Only 5 percent of its approximately 21,000 agents around the country are women, and the agency has long called this a problem.

Don't Be A Scrooge! :: 'Tis the Season for Respecting Workers' Rights

CORPORATE | By Caleb Rainey | Dec 10
Though the holidays are often a truly wonderful time of the year, it can also be a time when workers and their families are disrespected and trampled upon.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Book On Gay Steelworkers Prompts Union Changes

BOOKS | Sep 6
Anne Balay's "Steel Closets" has won a prestigious prize -- and prompted workplace reforms in a traditionally macho profession.

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