Last Friday, my colleague Alexander Leonard, reported that Massachusetts had just passed a sweeping gender equity law that would prohibit employers from asking applicants about their past salary history.  Days after the Massachusetts law was signed by Governor Baker, the New York City Public Advocate Letitia James introduced a similar bill.  We wonder if laws

The Boston Globe and Boston.com have reported what may be a legal first – a case just filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) against a religiously affiliated college prep school by a gay man who claims that his offer of employment was withdrawn after the school discovered that he listed a “husband” as

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts passed and sent to Governor Deval Patrick, a bill–H.3810, which outlaws employment discrimination on the basis of “gender identity.”  It is expected that Governor Patrick will sign the bill which will take effect on July 1, 2012.

The proposed legislation would insert the phrase “gender identity’’ to chapters