Topics :: GLBT workers

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EEOC Assures LGB Workers Are Protected From Workplace Discrimination

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Jul 22
Employment protections are in place for gay, lesbian and bisexual workers states a new report by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

You Can Still Get Fired in 29 States For Being LGBT

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Jun 21
The numbers are sobering when it comes to discrimination of LGBT people in the workplace: In 29 states it is legal to fire someone based on their sexual orientation

House Republicans Urge Boehner to Allow ENDA Vote

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Dec 4
Six Republican supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act urged House Speaker John Boehner to allow a vote on the LGBT-rights bill as part of a broader legislative package in a letter sent Wednesday.

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.

Biden’s Remarks on LGBT Executive Order Leave White House Dodging

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | May 8
Does President Obama agree with Vice President Biden that there would be "no downside" to signing an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from LGBT workplace discrimination?

Lesbian Teacher Fights for Her Job Back

WORKPLACE | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 2
When Julia Frost applied for a teaching position with the Hesperia Unified School District, she figured it would be a perfect place to work.

Gay Man Sues America’s Cup

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 5
A gay former America’s Cup employee is suing operators of the yacht race, claiming he was wrongfully terminated after top officials mocked his sexuality.

Amid House intransigence, Democrats Could Attempt to Force ENDA Vote

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Apr 3
With congressional Democrats seeking to force a vote on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives through the use of a discharge petition, the White House indicated Wednesday its openness to using a similar strategy.

Publix Grocery Store Chain Scores A Zero on Corporate Equality Index

LOCAL | By John McDonald | Jan 22
Is Publix a great company or an out-of-date entity? The supermarket giant, headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., has come under fire for how it treats its LGBT employees.

Honda Still Sees Chance for ENDA

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 9
Despite the House leadership’s refusal to bring it up for a vote, a federal bill banning LGBT workplace discrimination isn’t dead yet in the eyes of a South Bay congressman.

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