Thursday, January 22, 2015

Federal Law Protecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

  The fight for LGBTQ rights has been a long and hard one. A major victory for the LGBTQ community was when the President signed Executive Order 13672, protecting individuals against sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in all federally contracted companies and organizations. After years of fighting by many groups, the most well known of which is the Human Rights Campaign, there was a law passed that affected twenty five percent of the United States workforce.

Click here to read the Department of Labor's news release by the OFCCP written December 3rd, 2014.

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