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Labor Department extends employment protections to transgender workers

| Tuesday, August 19, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday issued guidance clarifying that sex discrimination includes gender identity and transgender status of individuals who work for federal contractors and subcontractors. The news follows a June announcement by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez that the department is updating enforcement protocols and ...

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U.S. Senate confirms Chai Feldblum to EEOC

| Monday, December 27, 2010
Chai Feldblum
In one of its last acts of the current session, the U.S. Senate last week confirmed the nomination of long-time lesbian activist Chai R. Feldblum to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Obama uses recess appointment to name lesbian activist to EEOC board

| Monday, March 29, 2010
[caption id="attachment_7581" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Feldblum"][/caption] President Barack Obama on Saturday appointed lesbian law professor Chai Feldblum to a position on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Feldblum was key in the drafting and negotiations over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). She and three others were...

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