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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Secretary of Labor Nomination

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For Immediate Release December 8, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Secretary of Labor Nomination Washington – In another case of putting the fox in charge of the chicken coop, today Donald Trump named Andrew Puzder as the Secretary of Labor for his Administration. Puzder is […]

Walmart Settles Class-Action Suit Alleging Anti-LGBTQ Bias

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: December 2, 2016 CONTACT: Jerame Davis, 202-637-5014, jdavis@prideatwork.org WALMART SETTLES CLASS-ACTION SUIT ALLEGING ANTI-LGBTQ BIAS Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, along with Pride at Work and UFCW OUTreach, a constituency group dedicated to building mutual support between the […]

Pride at Work Statement on World AIDS Day 2016

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on World AIDS Day 2016 Washington, DC – To commemorate World AIDS Day, Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “As we mark the passing of another World AIDS Day, some encouraging news brings […]

Pride at Work Statement on the White House Appointment of Steve Bannon

For Immediate Release November 16, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the White House Appointment of Steve Bannon Washington, DC – Following the recent announcement that the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon, will serve as the chief strategist and advisor for President-elect Trump, […]

Pride at Work Statement on the End of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the End of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Washington, DC – Following the recent announcement that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will not be brought up for a vote in the lame-duck session of Congress or in the new Congress, […]