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EEOC files discrimination lawsuit on behalf of transgender employee

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Deluxe Corp. in Shoreview, Minn.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the suit Friday against Shoreview-based Deluxe Financial Services Corp. ...

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EEOC ruling: Walmart discriminated against lesbian employee

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Walmart
A federal agency says Walmart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered "a just resolution" for violating her civil rights. ...

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Former Ford worker says he was fired for his anti-gay religious beliefs

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Ford-Motor
A former contractor at Ford Motor Company says he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs when he criticized the automotive company for supporting its LGBT workers. ...

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EEOC suing two companies, alleging transgender workers illegally fired

Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission unanimously ruled on Thursday that sexual orientation discrimination is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
DETROIT -- The federal government is accusing a Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic of illegally firing transgender employees. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits Thursday against Harris Funeral Homes of Garden City, Michigan, and Lakeland Eye ...

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Labor Department extends employment protections to transgender workers

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Dept-of-Labor
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 ...

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EEOC ruling a key victory in battle over anti-transgender discrimination

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Mia Macy
WASHINGTON -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled in favor of a transgender federal employee who claimed she had been verbally and physically harassed at her job with a federal contractor and had been denied a position at ...

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EEOC ruling on transgender rights triggers new call for ENDA

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Masen Davis
LGBT rights supporters are continuing to press for passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, following a ruling this week from a U.S. agency expanding non-discrimination protections under existing law to include transgender workers. ...

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EEOC ruling protects transgender workers from discrimination

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission unanimously ruled on Thursday that sexual orientation discrimination is already illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
In a historic ruling, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has determined that job bias against transgender employees on the basis of gender identity amounts to sex discrimination under existing law. ...

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