Granholm extends protections to LGBT state employees. The Equality Party blog. Gender identity protected in state employment  Public accommodation non-discrimination laws protect LGBT people from being unfairly refused service or entry to, or from facing discrimination in, places accessible to the public on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In a racial discrimination suit was won against FMC technologies for allowing the same type of behavior against 11 African-American employees. Federal and State Policy Landscape:
On July 21, , President Obama signed Executive Order , adding "gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring in the federal civilian workforce and both "sexual orientation" and gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring and employment on the part of federal government contractors and sub-contractors. In Understanding Social Problems. The LGBT community also has caregiving responsibilities beyond the immediate family. Sandoval signs transgender job discrimination bill.
Sexual orientation protected in state employment  Asked whether the new policy affected transgender troops, Pentagon spokesman Lt. When I arrived to take the job everything was fine until they learned that I am gay. Catalyst, Flip the Script:
December 11, ; Sejal Singh and Laura E. To prevent automated spam submissions, please check the box below and follow the instructions in the popup window if one is presented. Kansas governor signs executive order banning employment discrimination against public employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Engaging Organizations and Individuals in Change Catalyst, National Center for Transgender Equality. However, EEOC rulings are not binding on private employers, and federal courts may rule differently.