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NCLR Applauds EEOC Ruling That Federal Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Workers Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

(Washington, DC, July 17, 2015)—On July 15, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—the agency charged with enforcement of federal...

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Civil Rights Groups Sue National Finance Company for Illegally Firing Transgender Employee

(New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2015)—A national Mississippi-based finance company fired a transgender man after he refused to agree to...

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NCLR, EQCA, and TLC Sponsor California Equal Benefits Bill

Bill Prohibits State from Doing Business with Companies that Discriminate Against Transgender Employees (Sacramento, CA, March 5, 2015)—The National Center...

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Victory! Saks Fifth Avenue Withdraws Assertion Claiming Transgender People Are Not Protected by Title VII

U.S. Department of Justice files historic statement in the case asserting that Title VII prohibits discrimination against transgender people HOUSTON,...

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NCLR and HRC to the Court: Discrimination against Transgender Employees Violates Federal Civil Rights Protections

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) filed a joint...

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President Obama Bars Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, July 18, 2014)—Today, the White House announced that on Monday President Obama will sign an Executive Order...

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Joint Statement on Withdrawal of Support for ENDA and Call for Equal Workplace Protections for LGBT People

(San Francisco, CA, July 8, 2014)—The following national LGBT legal organizations have signed onto the below statement: American Civil Liberties...

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President Obama Uses Executive Powers to Protect LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2014)—Today, President Obama directed White House staff to begin drafting an Executive Order that would...

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NCLR Applauds U.S. Senate’s Passage of ENDA

(Washington D.C., November 7, 2013)—Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) by a vote of 64-32, marking...

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The Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act Heads To Full Senate

Historic Vote Could Take Place This Week (Washington D.C., November 4, 2013)—Today, the Senate cleared the first procedural hurdle in...

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