Freedom to Work (8 Articles with 8,111 total views)
Freedom to Work is a national organization committed to banning workplace harassment and career discrimination against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender Americans through public education, policy analysis, and legal work.
Freedom to Work Launches Campaign Aimed at Exxon's Anti-LGBT Policies Ahead of Next Week’s Board Mtg
Freedom to Work Sends Letter to Majority Leader Reid Demanding Vote this Summer on Employment Non-Disc Act (ENDA)
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Freedom to Work – a national organization working to ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans – sent an open letter penned by the group's president, Tico Almeida, to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) demanding he bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) directly to the floor of the U.S. Senate for a vote this summer. Read the entire text of Almeida’s letter to Senator Reid, here.
House Hearing on Federal Contractor Exec Order: 'Not a Single Complaint' on LGBT Provision from Republicans
New Study Praised as Further Evidence for President Obama to Sign LGBT Federal Contractor Executive Order
WASHINGTON, DC - April 26 – Yesterday, the Williams Institute released a report finding that 86% of all federal contractors protect against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and 55% on the basis of gender identity. The combined total represents almost one-half of all federal contractors with LGBT protections, amounting to more than $249 billion in federal spending. The full report can be viewed here: http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Sears-Hunter-Mallory-Report-Update-Top50-Contractors-April-2012.pdf