New ordinance has a number of provisions that may impact employers doing business in the city.
On May 9, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law a bill that steps up the city's efforts to become what the...more
With the Catholic Cardinals’ election of their fellow Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to Pope (Francis I), a spotlight has been cast in recent days upon his native Argentina. The white smoke announcing the Cardinals’ decision...more
After more than five hours of heated debate and public discourse, the Phoenix City Council amended the Phoenix City Code on February 26, 2013 to ban discrimination in employment on the basis of “sexual orientation,” “gender...more
Let’s play the “law school hypothetical” game for a minute. (I know, not as exciting as a cat being chosen in Monopoly, but bear with me.)You hear the following allegations...more
President Barack Obama's second term will likely bring new employment protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.
President Barack Obama's election in 2008 ushered in a period of increased...more
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- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
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On January 2, HUD announced that a lender agreed to settle a claim that it refused to provide FHA financing to a lesbian couple. HUD noted that the agreement is the first enforcement action taken under a rule finalized in...more
The city council of Boise, Idaho voted this month to extend anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations to its residents, the second city to...more
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