Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Sam’s East, Inc. and Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. on behalf of a transgender woman who faced workplace discrimination at a Sam’s Club store in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Sam’s Club is a membership-only retail warehouse chain owned by Sam’s East, Inc., a subsidiary of Walmart.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund applauds an Oklahoma jury’s verdict today in favour of an English professor who was fired from from her teaching job on the basis of her sex.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today denounces Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to roll back a federal policy recognising trans protections. The policy, announced in a 2014 Department of Justice memo during the Obama Administration, recognised that transgender employees are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
A police officer is suing his police department after he was allegedly told to ‘tone down the gay’.
IBM is proud of their long-standing commitment to fostering diversity, acceptance and inclusion. They strongly oppose discrimination of any kind toward anyone. IBM firmly stands by all of our employees and strives to attract, retain and grow the very best and brightest diverse talent to fulfil their company’s purpose — to be essential.
U.S major companies and law firms are advancing in record numbers vital policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workers around the world, according to the 2017 Corporate Equality Index released today by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organisation.
It might be 2016 but there’s still some way to go when it comes to society’s dealings with the LGBTQ community. Especially in the work place.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) condemns a federal court ruling in favour of a Garden City, Michigan funeral home that fired an employee for being transgender.
Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, released the following statement in response to a decision by a federal judge in Michigan who ruled in favour of a Detroit-based funeral home who fired a transgender employee due to her gender identity.
Becomes one of the first school districts in Mississippi to embrace full workplace inclusion.