Topics :: employment protections
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By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 12, 2011
The Human Rights Campaign issued a guide to help consumersshop at businesses that support LGBT equality, with some surprises: Nike & Nordstrom: OK. Adidas/Reebok & Neiman Marcus? Not so good.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 14, 2011
A Tennessee law is under challenge from a suit that claims the measure is rooted in nothing more than anti-gay sentiment.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Feb 4, 2011
Activists in Utah, Virginia and Florida look to gain legislative victories in 2011 through new statewide employment protections, domestic partnerships and other non-marriage forms of relationship recognition.
By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jan 14, 2011
A Tennessee lawmaker is trying to head off attempts by the Metro council that governs Nashville to require businesses with city contracts from discriminating against LGBT employees.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 29, 2010
Two HIV-positive men in Naples, Florida, are pursuing a claim that they were fired from a restaurant due to their health status. The men’s legal counsel is seeking to fast-track the case because both men are in declining health.
Monday Oct 11, 2010
According to a poll released by Harris Interactive and Witeck-Combs Communications, Inc., 62% of heterosexual Americans believe LGBT employees deserve equal benefits on the job, such as health insurance for partners or spouses.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 15, 2009
The parcel delivery giant FedEx has complied with a shareholders’ request to add transgendered workers to the company’s non-discrimination policy; the federal government, meantime, lags behind social and corporate progress.
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