Human Rights Campaign Suspends Walmart’s Corporate Equality Index Score

For Immediate Release November 9, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Human Rights Campaign Suspends Walmart’s Corporate Equality Index Score Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released their 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2018. Thanks to a successful effort by the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF), HRC […]

Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance

For Immediate Release October 6, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance Washington – Freedom of religion is foundational to our country, but this new directive from the DOJ is extremely dangerous for LGBTQ working people. The broad language is effectively a taxpayer […]

Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People

For Immediate Release October 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People Washington – Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to all Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys stating Title VII’s sex discrimination prohibitions do not protect transgender […]

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban

For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban Washington – President Trump announced today that he will issue an order to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military. Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council issued […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Ground-Breaking Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

For Immediate Release April 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Ground-Breaking Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Washington – On Tuesday in a ground-breaking 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of […]

How Unions Can Protect LGBT Rights in the Age of Trump

After a decade of unprecedented progress, LGBT activists find themselves  facing challenges that few of us could have foreseen even a year ago. While the new Trump administration has not made its attitude toward LGBT people completely clear, it represents social forces that are mostly hostile to LGBT rights. And […]

WEDNESDAY: REP. MARK TAKANO AND LGBTQ EQUALITY GROUPS HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON LGBTQ CONCERNS ABOUT TRUMP’S NOMINEE FOR LABOR SECRETARY, ANDREW PUZDER

MEDIA ADVISORY WEDNESDAY: REP. MARK TAKANO AND LGBTQ EQUALITY GROUPS HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON LGBTQ CONCERNS ABOUT TRUMP’S NOMINEE FOR LABOR SECRETARY, ANDREW PUZDER DETAILS: Pride at Work and Equality Federation will be joined by Rep. Mark Takano for a press conference on Capitol Hill to discuss the LGBTQ ramifications of Andrew […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Leaked Religious Exemptions Executive Order Draft

For Immediate Release February 2, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Leaked Religious Exemptions Executive Order Draft Washington – Last night, a draft leaked of a potential executive order that would extend broad religious exemptions that amount to a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people. […]

Pride at Work Condemns New Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

For Immediate Release   January 25, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Condemns New Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders Washington – Today at the White House, the President announced several executive orders that deny entry to the United States for citizens of certain countries, authorizes the construction of a wall at the […]

Pride at Work Reacts to TPP Withdrawal

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For Immediate Release January 24, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to TPP Withdrawal Washington – On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order removing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, which Pride at Work has opposed for more than two […]