Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Michigan employers may not discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression under a new law signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Updated guidance to include information on the federal Respect for Marriage Act, effective December 13, 2022.
The measure will provide federal protection for same-sex and interracial marriages. It also will formally repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which had denied same-sex couples federal benefits.
The fired Georgia employee who won a groundbreaking Supreme Court victory in 2020 for gay rights in the workplace has settled his discrimination case.
Possibly foretelling a trend in protected labor protests following the Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Activision Blizzard workers walked off the job recently to pressure the game design company to end gender inequity.
Following the decision of a federal district judge, the Biden administration's directives surrounding workplace treatment of LGBTQ employees are barred from enforcement in 20 states.
Same-sex marriage protections would be guaranteed nationwide with additional legal safeguards under a bill the House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support.
HR guidance on ensuring that workplace policies and practices do not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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