Democracy Awakening

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

i Mar 30th Comments Disabled by
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 workers in government, education, and other public sector jobs. Pride at Work celebrates this important victory that will protect the rights of working people and their families. This outcome is…

Pride at Work Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

i Mar 24th Comments Disabled by
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 Carolina and Kansas – have passed into law and another – in Georgia – is pending the governor’s signature. On Tuesday, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a so-called “religious freedom”…

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i Mar 14th Comments Disabled by
Democracy Awakening Our democracy is on the brink. Practically every day, we the people lose our collective influence while the rich and powerful gain more and more. For LGBTQ folks, the stakes are incredibly clear. In more than half of the states, it is legal to fire someone for being LGBTQ. As if that’s not terrible enough, anti-LGBTQ forces are also trying to ban transgender people from using restrooms and carve our exemptions to what little non-discrimination protections we have through so-called…