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 the CEO of CKE restaurants, which owns the Hardees and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains. He is strongly opposed to any increases in the minimum wage and wants to…

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 UFCW’s International, regions, and locals and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and their allies, released the following statement today as the company…

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 new hope in battling the pandemic. In the US, new HIV diagnoses are down 9% and the death rate for people living with HIV has declined 30%…

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 Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “Pride at Work condemns the appointment of Steve Bannon in the strongest possible terms. Bannon’s close association with hate…

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, Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “Pride at Work is very pleased with reports that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has no foreseeable path forward. This…

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Pride at Work Appreciates Long-Time LGBTQ Ally Rep. Louise Slaughter

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Appreciates Long-Time LGBTQ Ally Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC – In anticipation of today’s Protest for Pride NY-25, Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “Pride at Work is proud to have a decades-long partnership with Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. She was for LGBTQ equality long before it was popular. She has stood with us against unfair trade deals that ship good-paying New…

White House Hosts Historic Meeting on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV in the U.S. Criminal Justice System

White House Hosts Historic Meeting on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV in the U.S. Criminal Justice System Policy Makers, Formerly Incarcerated LGBT People and Advocates Tackle Discrimination, Abuses, and Disproportionate Rates of Incarceration of LGBT people and PLHIV PRESS CONTACTS: Andrea Ritchie, 2014 Soros Justice Fellow, 646-831-1243, andrearitchie@gmail.com Erik Olvera, Communications Director, NCLR, 415-392-6257 x324, Mobile: 415-994-3242, EOlvera@NCLRights.org September 20, 2016 (Washington, DC) — Today the White House hosted 150 formerly incarcerated LGBTQ people, policymakers & advocates to…

AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

For Immediate Release: September 19, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Washington, DC – Together, the Labor Coalition for Community Action, which includes the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, and Pride at Work, rises in solidarity with Native Americans and our allies in…

American Federation of Teachers Passes Resolution to Protect LGBTQ Students’ Educational Opportunities And Safety

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org American Federation of Teachers Passes Resolution to Protect LGBTQ Students’ Educational Opportunities And Safety Washington, DC – Following the recent passage of a resolution focused on LGBTQ students at the American Federations of Teachers convention, Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “In Minneapolis this week, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) passed a resolution that stands up for the rights and safety of LGBTQ…