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States back anti-discrimination legislation to support disabled. News | Published: Mar 23, 2018. LAWS to prevent discrimination on the grounds of disability have been unanimously approved by States Members on what was described as a 'great day' by the Social Security Minister.
In the letter, they noted that the HUD administration had withdrawn “a proposed policy… that required shelters to hang a poster alerting residents of their anti-discrimination laws,” and “a proposed survey designed to evaluate the impact of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Preventative Initiative.” ...

... opportunity and worked cooperatively with the agency to resolve the matter. “Federal contractors and subcontractors must comply with all federal anti-discrimination laws,” said OFCCP Regional Director Samuel Maiden. Grace Schneider: 502-582-4082;; Twitter: @gesinfk.
FIFA, the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) and Federal Centre in Tolerance joined forces yesterday to take part in a series of activities to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination across Russia and to promote the message of anti-discrimination and diversity.
Tasmania's Anti-Discrimination Act is the harshest in the nation, whereby Section 17 of the Act prohibits offending, humiliating, or insulting another person on the basis of a range of attributes including sexual orientation and gender identity. Section 17 came to national attention in 2015 with a complaint ...
Last November, a landmark election here in Virginia ushered in a new era for our General Assembly. Voters were motivated to change the status quo — and they voted into office a new generation of elected officials who support making our commonwealth a fair and equitable place for all Virginians.

Washington, DC — Just days after People For the American Way filed suit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Justice Department to force the agencies to release documents about reported actions they have taken to remove protections from LGBTQ people, HuffPost ...
BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey this week joined with Hawaii Acting Attorney General Russell Suzuki and a coalition of 17 other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief defending the constitutionality of Minnesota's anti-discrimination law. The brief was filed with the U.S. Court of ...
Updated: Ben Carson sent a memo to HUD employees on Thursday calling media reports suggesting HUD will cede its role in anti-discriminatory housing as “patently false,” adding that “the notion that any new mission statement would reflect a lack of commitment to fair housing is nonsense.” The US ...
New Hampshire House approves transgender rights, votes to expand anti-discrimination law ... House lawmakers voted Wednesday to expand New Hampshire's anti-discrimination law to include transgender people after supporters appealed to both their sense of fairness and fiscal responsibility. The bill ...

Ben Carson Removes Anti-Discrimination Language From HUD Mission Statement. It will no longer reference "inclusive" communities "free from discrimination." By Amanda Terkel ...
Last fall the De Pere Common Council approved an anti-discrimination ordinance that would protect transgender people from being fired or denied access to housing. The ordinance was passed by the council Nov. 21 and took effect March 1. But its future is now in question. On Feb. 22, a coalition of five ...
Merchant-Imposed Age Restrictions On Gun Sales May Violate Oregon's Anti-Discrimination Laws. Retired judge: "I applaud them for making at least some attempt, because as flawed as it may be, at least they're trying." Gun show (WW print archives). By Katie Shepherd |. Published March 4. Updated March 4. Local and ...
A US federal court has ruled to protect gay employees in the workplace. The Manhattan court overruled prior decisions that said the opposite, saying "legal doctrine evolves". The 10-3 ruling by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals was made after an openly gay skydiving instructor was fired for admitting his ...
NEW YORK -- A federal appeals court in New York on Monday became the second one in the country to break with precedent and rule that U.S. anti-discrimination law protects employees from being fired because of their sexual orientation. Ruling in the case of a skydiving instructor who said he was fired ...
Is discriminating against an employee due to sexual orientation similar to discriminating against an employee due to gender? The answer to that question will resolve whether discrimination based on sexual orientation is protected by federal discrimination law. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last ...
You may know OpenTable as an app that helps you make reservations at restaurants around the world. But, with a play on its own name, OpenTable is focusing on something, else too: a campaign asking chefs and restaurants to commit to having an “open kitchen” by supporting equality and shunning ...
Hawaii Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey took the lead in filing an amicus brief today defending the constitutionality of Minnesota's anti-discrimination law. The brief was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case of Telescope ...


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