Topics :: GLBT workplace equality

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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

Worker Sues US for Same-Sex Benefits Back Pay

FAMILY | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 18
A longtime federal employee is accusing the government of not paying her back for health care costs because she's married to a woman, despite a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Iowa Reveals Job Reassignment in Lesbian Firing Case

WORKPLACE | By Ryan J, Foley | Dec 12
A top University of Iowa athletic administrator has been reassigned to the school's construction staff amid the threat of a wrongful termination lawsuit by her partner, the school said Thursday.

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.

LGBT Workplace Advocates Gather in SF

NATIONAL | By Yael Chanoff | Nov 3
This week, 3,000 people will flock to the Moscone Center for the 16th annual Out and Equal Summit on Workplace Equality.

Nonprofit Aims for LGBT-Friendly Corporate Workplaces

WORKPLACE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 27
A new nonprofit aims to make corporate offices friendlier to LGBT employees by boosting the visibility of straight allies.

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 26
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 25
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

New Poll: Over 50% of LGBT Community Closeted At Work

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | May 11
A new Human Rights Campaign poll finds that more than half of LGBT workers say they are in the closet at their job.

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