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Tag Archives: sex discrimination

Bank of America settles LGBT discrimination claim

Bank of America will pay $7,500 to settle the first action to enforce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new rule prohibiting home lenders from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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EEOC adds transgender to protected list

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals.

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JOB CITES: Revisiting transgenderism in the workplace

Some of you may recall my article a few years back entitled “What About Roberta?” about transgenderism in the workplace. In that piece, we followed “Bob,” a long-term employee who came into an office seeking support as he went through the process of transitioning from male to female.

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Wis. company settles discrimination case for $35K

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee-based company accused of firing a woman after she got pregnant has agreed to pay $35,000 to resolve a federal charge of sex discrimination. The agreement was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Durable Contract Services Inc. provides security-guard services in government buildings. The EEOC had accused the company of firing a woman ...

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