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Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color

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Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color Washington DC.-The Labor Coalition for Community Action, which includes the A. Philip 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, join forces to highlight the need to protect our nation’s workers, as they are the ones bearing the brunt from the global pandemic. As businesses…

2020 Census FAQ for Queer Working People

i Mar 26th 1 Comment by
2020 Census FAQ for Queer Working People What is the 2020 Census? Every 10 years, the Federal Government attempts to count every person living in the US. The 2020 Census will aim to capture everyone living in the US on April 1st, 2020. When does the Census begin? Data collection begins in March and will continue through May 14, 2020. The Census can be completed online, by mail, or by phone. Will there be any questions capturing data about LGBTQ people on the 2020 Census? Shortly after…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for LGBTQ Working People

i Mar 20th 1 Comment by
Coronavirus Resources LGBTQ working people have seen a major impact – both in their health and their checkbooks – by COVID-19 pandemic. LGBTQ people have higher rates of smoking, a risk factor, as well as higher rates of cancer and other immune-compromised conditions, which are risk factors for worse health outcomes when contracting this virus. Additionally, LGBTQ working people are more likely have jobs in industries being hit hard by the crisis, such as creative, transportation, service, and others. We’re also more…

Update on COVID-19 & Pride at Work

i Mar 13th 1 Comment by
We know this is a very concerning time for everyone right now, and we are reaching out to provide important information pertinent to LGBTQ workers. Many of you are on the frontlines, doing your best to respond to this outbreak as healthcare workers, airline personnel, educators, firefighters, emergency response personnel, and others. We see and appreciate the work you are doing and thank you for your dedication. LGBTQ WORKING PEOPLE & COVID-19 LGBTQ working people are some of the most…

Pride at Work Rejects the So-Called Fairness for All Act

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For Immediate Release – December 9, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Rejects the So-Called Fairness for All Act WASHINGTON – On Friday, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced the so-called Fairness for All Act in the US House as an alternative to the Equality Act, which passed that chamber earlier this year. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “The so-called Fairness for All Act is anything but. The religious exemptions carved out…

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council Condemn Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Service Ban

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For Immediate Release – April 12, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council Condemn Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Service Ban WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump Administration’s cruel and discriminatory transgender military ban goes into effect putting the careers of over 13,000 active duty personnel in jeopardy. Pride at Work’s Executive Director, Jerame Davis and Union Veterans Council’s Executive Director, Will Attig issued the following joint statement: “In no uncertain terms, this ban is discriminatory…

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to House Resolution Condemning Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban

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For Immediate Release – March 28, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to House Resolution Condemning Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban WASHINGTON – Today, in a bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s ban on transgender military service and urging the Department of Defense to not reinstate the ban. Pride at Work’s Executive Director, Jerame Davis and Union Veterans Council’s Executive Director, Will Attig, responded jointly…

Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act

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For Immediate Release – March 13, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act WASHINGTON – Today, Representative David Cicilline in the US House of Representatives and Senator Jeff Merkely in the US Senate reintroduced the Equality Act – a landmark bill that will add LGBTQ people to existing civil rights laws while also strengthening protections for all people, including women and people of color. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following…

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 allow the ban to temporarily be instated while the various cases work their way through the lower courts. While there is still one injunction in place, this move by…

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 20th state in the US to ban discrimination against transgender Americans and the 15th state to ban so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapy. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the…