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EEOC Files 1st Sexual Orientation Discrimination Cases ABC News  •  March 1, 2016 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says for the first time it has sued challenging sexual orientation discrimination, alleging two companies’ employees were harassed because they’re gay. Read more here.
The Walmart Case That Could Expand Gay Rights at Work Bloomberg Business  •  February 17, 2016 Is anti-gay discrimination a form of sex discrimination? Walmart Stores, the biggest private employer in the U.S., is the target of a lawsuit that might soon provide an answer to that question. Walmart didn’t extend spousal health benefits to employees in same-sex marriages until January 2014, ev
POLICY UPDATE: Transgender Federal Policy Advances in Housing National Center for Transgender Equality  •  October 2, 2015 This content is only viewable by Equality Federation state and national partners. Please login to view this content. Login
POLICY UPDATE: Transgender Federal Policy Advances in Education National Center for Transgender Equality  •  September 24, 2015 This content is only viewable by Equality Federation state and national partners. Please login to view this content. Login
POLICY UPDATE: Transgender Federal Policy Advances in Employment National Center for Transgender Equality  •  September 16, 2015 This content is only viewable by Equality Federation state and national partners. Please login to view this content. Login
Tennessee Man Claims He Was Fired Because He is Gay, Files EEOC Complaint WKRN  •  August 28, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A gay worker said he was fired after he gave another worker, who bad mouth gays, his walking papers. That gay worker has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and claimed he was wrongfully terminated because of his sexual orientation. R
TALKING POINTS: Equality Florida on EEOC Ruling Equality Florida  •  July 17, 2015 EEOC Ruling Demonstrates Urgent Need for Florida Non-Discrimination Law July 17, 2015 Contact: Jim Harper, Media/Communications, 727-388-3636, jim@eqfl.org In a major step forward for LGBT civil rights, a federal agency has declared that workplace discrimination against gay and lesbian employees is
TALKING POINTS: Georgia Equality on EEOC Ruling Georgia Equality  •  July 17, 2015 Yesterday, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation violates Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This is an important step forward in the effort to stop discrimination against LGBT people in Georgia and acro
TALKING POINTS: Florida Competes on EEOC Ruling Florida Competes  •  July 17, 2015 You’ve probably heard the good news: Last night, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that employers cannot discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This ruling is a game-changer, there’s no doubt—and it brings us closer than ever to securing protections for LGBT pe
TALKING POINTS: Freedom Oklahoma on EEOC Ruling Freedom Oklahoma  •  July 17, 2015 July 16, 2015Freedom Oklahoma Contact: Troy StevensonExecutive Director – Freedom Oklahomatroy@freedomoklahoma.org | (405) 802-8229EEOC rules that LGBT Americans are protected from employment discriminationWashington, DC – Late Thursday afternoon the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission r