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 […]

On LGBT Standards and Beyond, DNC Platform Stands in Opposition to TPP Trade Deal

For Immediate Release: July 12, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org   On LGBT Standards and Beyond, DNC Platform Stands in Opposition to TPP Trade Deal  Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Jerame Davis, Executive Director of Pride at Work reacting to the Democratic Party platform adopted this past weekend and assessing why […]

Pride at Work Statement on the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

For Immediate Release July 7, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Washington, DC – Following the recent police-involved shootings of two black men – Alton Sterling and Philando Castile – Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued […]

Pride at Work Statement on Today’s Attack in Orlando

For Immediate Release June 12, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org https://pride-at.work/1U3a0SB Pride at Work Statement on Today’s Attack in Orlando Washington, DC – The following may be attributed to Jerame Davis, Executive Director of Pride at Work on behalf of the entire National Executive Board and our membership throughout organized labor: […]

House Amendment Threatens LGBTQ Protections for Federal Contractors

For Immediate Release April 29, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org House Amendment Threatens LGBTQ Protections for Federal Contractors Washington, DC – On Thursday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4909) intended to overturn an executive order by President Obama that […]

Malaysian Raid of Transgender Fundraiser Underscores Bad Trade Deal

For Immediate Release April 27, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Malaysian Raid of Transgender Fundraiser Underscores Bad Trade Deal Washington, DC – A recent raid on a fundraiser organized by Malaysian transgender activists has once again put the country’s abuses of LGBTQ human rights under the spotlight. As the US […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Washington, DC – On March 29, 2016 the Supreme Court voted of 4-4 to uphold a decades-old ruling that threatened the continued viability of unions for […]

Pride at Work Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

For Immediate Release March 24, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation WASHINGTON, DC – Less than three months into the new year, nearly 200 anti-LGBTQ bills have been filed in statehouses around the country. In the past week, two of those bills – in North […]