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Employment

Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

Employment

Case: Howe v. Haslam

STATUS: Pending, Tennessee

As outrageous as it is, today, people in many states can be fired from their jobs or denied services simply because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Without a federal law protecting LGBT people from workplace discrimination, it is essential that cities, counties, and towns have the power to pass anti-discrimination laws. Nashville passed…

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Employment

Case: Sulpizio v. San Diego Mesa College

STATUS: Victory, California

Lorri Sulpizio was the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at San Diego Mesa College (Mesa), and her domestic partner, Cathy Bass, assisted the team and served as the team’s Director of Basketball Operations for over eight years. Despite Sulpizio’s and Bass’s dedication and demonstrated track record of success leading the women’s basketball program at the community…

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Featured Policy & Legislation

Employment

Policy: U.S. Department of Agriculture Rule Impacting Rural Americans

Federal

NCLR is committed to working closely with the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure that its services are fully accessible to the LGBT people and families that live and work in rural America. Because of misconceptions about LGBT people in rural communities, too often, the needs and vulnerabilities of this community are overlooked. NCLR has…

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Employment

Legislation: Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

Federal

NCLR is strongly committed to passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would provide federal protections against employment discrimination for LGBT employees. Without explicit federal protections from employment discrimination, LGBT employees face significant job discrimination and live in fear of being fired just because of who they are. Right now, in 29 states, people can…

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Press Releases

Employment

July 18, 2014

President Obama Bars Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

Employment

June 16, 2014

President Obama Uses Executive Powers to Protect LGBT Employees

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