Pride at Work Applauds “No” Vote on Trade Package

For Immediate Release   June 12, 2015   Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Applauds “No” Vote on Trade Package   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted down a flawed trade package that would enable the Trans-Pacific Partnership to move forward. The original measure was passed by […]

Labor Responds to Indiana’s RFRA Law

Indiana’s so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act law has generated a mountain of backlash across the country. The intent of this law is clear – it is a mean-spirited attempt to give cover to those who discriminate against LGBT people. Organized labor has fought against this type of blatant discrimination for […]

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law is an Affront to the Values of Organized Labor

For Immediate Release March 27, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law is an Affront to the Values of Organized Labor WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed that state’s version of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill, which would allow businesses, governments, and even first responders […]

No One Should Face Criminal Charges for Using the Bathroom

For Immediate Release March 19, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org No One Should Face Criminal Charges for Using the Bathroom WASHINGTON, DC – In several states around the country, including Florida, Texas, Kentucky, and Missouri, legislation has been introduced to restrict bathroom usage by transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.  In light […]

Pride at Work Challenges Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons to Tackle Trade

For Immediate Release February 24, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Challenges Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons to Tackle Trade WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the State Department announced the appointment of Randy Berry as the first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. In […]

Pride at Work Addresses US Trade Representative’s Continued Lack of Clarity on Brunei’s Continued Inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

For Immediate Release: January 27, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Addresses US Trade Representative’s Continued Lack of Clarity on Brunei’s Continued Inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on trade, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) questioned U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the issue of […]

LGBTQ ORGANIZATIONS ISSUE OPEN LETTER: FROM FERGUSON TO TRUE FREEDOM

WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2014 —The National LGBTQ Task Force, in coalition with other national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom Words cannot begin to describe the depth of feeling we all share about the unfolding […]

Pride at Work Statement on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Issuing the Final Rule to Implement President Obama’s Executive Order Barring LGBT Workplace Discrimination for Federal Contractors

For Immediate Release December 3, 2014 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Issuing the Final Rule to Implement President Obama’s Executive Order Barring LGBT Workplace Discrimination for Federal Contractors WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance, which is housed within […]

Pride at Work Reaction to Ferguson Decision

For Immediate Release November 24, 2014 Contact: info@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Reaction to Ferguson Decision   Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the grand jury in charge of investigating the shooting of Michael Brown announced it would not issue an indictment of Ferguson, MO officer Darren Wilson for Brown’s death. Pride at Work […]

Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Executive Director

For Immediate Release September 22, 2014 Contact: info@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Executive Director Washington, D.C. – Pride at Work, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) constituency group of organized labor, has selected Jerame Davis as the Executive Director for the organization going forward. Davis will […]