Statement on President Biden’s Reversal of Transgender Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: ian@newheightscommunications.com                     jdavis@prideatwork.org The Union Veterans Council and Pride at Work commend President Biden for lifting ban on transgender Americans in the military Washington, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, and Pride at Work, AFL-CIO commend President Biden for his reversal of … Read More

Workers’ Advocates Sue Over 11th-Hour Trump Admin Rule Giving Federal Contractors Expanded Ability to Discriminate

For Immediate Release Thursday, January 21, 2021 Workers’ Advocates Sue Over 11th-Hour Trump Admin Rule Giving Federal Contractors Expanded Ability to Discriminate Unlawful Rule Allows Fed Contractors to Claim Religious Objections to Justify Discriminating Against Women, LGBTQ+ Workers Trump Rule Cements Administration’s Legacy as Enemy of Civil Rights Portland, O.R. — Today, Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., … Read More

The Union Veterans Council and Pride at Work call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2021 Contact: ian@newheightscommunications.com jdavis@prideatwork.org Washington, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, and Pride at Work, AFL-CIO call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military. Banning transgender Americans from volunteer military service is an insult to our troops, the LGBTQ community, and … Read More

Pride at Work Applauds President Biden’s Executive Order to Prevent and Combat LGBTQ Discrimination

For Immediate Release – January 21, 2021 Media Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Applauds President Biden’s Executive Order to Prevent and Combat LGBTQ Discrimination WASHINGTON – On his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order to declare the administration’s policy to prevent and combat LGBTQ discrimination as well as … Read More

Statement on the attack at the US Capitol

Statement by Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, on the attack on the US Capitol today: “What we’re witnessing at the Capitol today is nothing less than an attack on our country and on our people brought to life by a president who refuses to accept that millions turned out to elect Joe Biden … Read More

Pride at Work Mourns the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Mourns the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg WASHINGTON – Pride at Work mourns the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Executive Director, Jerame Davis, reacted to the news: “With the passing of Justice Ginsburg, America lost a champion for … Read More

Celebrating Solidarity 2020 – See Our Honorees

We couldn’t hold our annual Celebrating Solidarity Awards Reception in June due to COVID-19, but we’re not not to let that stop us from telling you about our great honorees this year. Josette Jaramillo is the President of the Colorado AFL=CIO. She is also a proud AFSCME member and an essential worker on the frontlines. … Read More

The First Pride Was a Riot

The first Pride was a riot. In fact, between 1959 and 1969, the year the Stonewall Uprising took place, more than 20 such uprisings occurred between LGBTQ+ people and the police who harassed, threatened, and beat us. Many of these revolts were led by LGBTQ people of color. LGBTQ+ history is frequently the story of … Read More

Pride at Work Makes Historic First Presidential Endorsement; Endorses Vice President Joe Biden for President

For Immediate Release – June 24, 2020 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Makes Historic First Presidential Endorsement; Endorses Vice President Joe Biden for President WASHINGTON – Last night, the Pride at Work National Executive Board took a historic vote to offer its first-ever endorsement for President of the United States. The board … Read More

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