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Continue Reading Executive Order Bars Pennsylvania Contractors and Grantees from Discriminating Against LGBT Individuals

5 DiscriminationAs we wrote about last week, the New York City Council passed legislation seeking to bolster the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL).  Although the NYCHRL was already
Continue Reading No April Fools: Mayor De Blasio Signs Into Law FIVE Amendments Broadening The New York City Human Rights Law

Title VIIAs my colleague Christina Stoneburner posted yesterday and today, North Carolina recently enacted the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which, among other similar state laws that continue cropping
Continue Reading Despite North Carolina And Georgia, Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation May Be Protected Under Federal Law

45810489_sThings seem to be developing rapidly in North Carolina.  Just yesterday morning we reported that the ACLU had filed a challenge to the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act that
Continue Reading Update: North Carolina Attorney General Refuses to Defend Bathroom Law Against Legal Challenge

Just days after North Carolina lawmakers passed the controversial Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act (“Act”), the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) has filed a lawsuit challenging the law.

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Continue Reading ACLU Seeks to Flush North Carolina’s Public Facilities Law

33190898_sI recently read an article that Wawa, Inc. has been sued by a former employee who alleges that she was discriminated against on account of being gay.  What was interesting
Continue Reading Want to Have a Successful Diversity Program? — Make Sure Everyone is on Board

There has been some immediate fallout from the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.  The decision has become a lightning rod for several Republican candidates who
Continue Reading Your Employees’ Religious Beliefs Are Not an Excuse for Discrimination