Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Supreme Court Ruling on Transgender Military Ban

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For Immediate Release – January 22, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Supreme Court Ruling on Transgender Military Ban WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court lifted injunctions on the discriminatory ban on military service by transgender people. The Court ruled it will […]

Pride at Work Reacts to New York Legislature Passage of LGBTQ Protections

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For Immediate Release January 15, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to New York Legislature Passage of LGBTQ Protections Today, the New York Senate passed two pieces of legislation to protect LGBTQ people in the state. Once signed by Governor Cuomo, New York will become the […]

Pride at Work Stands Against Efforts to Erase Transgender Americans

For Immediate Release October 22, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Stands Against Efforts to Erase Transgender Americans Washington – Yesterday, the New York Times reported that the Trump Administration is seeking to narrow the definition of gender in an effort to undermine legal protections for transgender […]

Pride at Work Statement on Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Ruling

For Immediate Release June 27, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Ruling Washington – Today, the Supreme Court ruled against working people in unions in Janus v. AFSCME by declaring that the fair share fees unions charge to non-members for […]

Pride at Work Statement on Masterpiece Supreme Court Ruling

For Immediate Release June 4, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on Masterpiece Supreme Court Ruling Washington – Today, the Supreme Court issued a narrow ruling in favor of the baker in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Colorado Civil Rights Commission previously ruled that the […]

LGBTQ Working People Would Lose if the Supreme Guts Unions in Janus v. AFSCME

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 26, 2018 CONTACT: Jerame Davis Executive Director 202-637-5014 jdavis@prideatwork.org LGBTQ Working People Would Lose if the Supreme Guts Unions in Janus v. AFSCME Washington-DC: LGBTQ advocates call out the dangerous threat to LGBTQ working people that the Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case represents. On February […]

New HHS Division Promotes LGBTQ Discrimination

For Immediate Release January 18, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org New HHS Division Promotes LGBTQ Discrimination WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the creation of a new and dangerous division of the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) intended to enforce federal laws that allow […]

Human Rights Campaign Suspends Walmart’s Corporate Equality Index Score

For Immediate Release November 9, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Human Rights Campaign Suspends Walmart’s Corporate Equality Index Score Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released their 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2018. Thanks to a successful effort by the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF), HRC […]

Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance

For Immediate Release October 6, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance Washington – Freedom of religion is foundational to our country, but this new directive from the DOJ is extremely dangerous for LGBTQ working people. The broad language is effectively a taxpayer […]

Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People

For Immediate Release October 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People Washington – Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to all Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys stating Title VII’s sex discrimination prohibitions do not protect transgender […]