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
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”) was introduced on April 25 as S-815. A companion bill HR 1755 was introduced in the House. The legislation prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation....more
As many wait for the Supreme Court’s decision later this term on same-sex marriages, one issue that seems to get lost in the shuffle is the fact that there is still no federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment on...more
WASHINGTON, D.C. - New employment laws in areas ranging from criminal background checks to weapons at work are likely to bubble up in states across the nation this year....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
The Phoenix City Council recently amended the Phoenix City Code to add the terms “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” to the code section currently prohibiting discrimination in employment, public...more
Opponents of newly approved amendments to the city of Phoenix’s Human Relations Ordinance (the Ordinance) had worried that the amendments could result in criminal penalties for employers and others who might bar transgender...more
John McGrory sued his former employer, alleging he was unlawfully retaliated against for being uncooperative and deceptive during a company investigation into allegations that he had discriminated against a subordinate...more
In the wake of President Barack Obama's inaugural address in which he proclaimed that "our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law" and in which he compared the...more
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