Tag Archives: Discrimination

DOL Issues Final Rule on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protections

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a new rule on December 3 prohibiting discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity in the federal contracting workforce. The rule implements Executive Order 13672, which was signed by President … Continue reading

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New Employment Laws for 2015

The governor has signed or vetoed many employment related bills from the 2014 legislative session. In a busy year, Governor Brown signed 930 of the 1,074 bills presented to him this year. As anticipated, the 2014 session produced new laws … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers

On July 21, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order extending workplace protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans in the federal contracting workforce. “Thanks to your passion and advocacy and the irrefutable rightness of your cause,” the … Continue reading

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