The City Commission approved the LGBT-inclusive measure unanimously.
In February, Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced that the department would begin reviewing 2012's Macy v. Holder case, determining how best to integrate that decision into department policy.
Meanwhile, ExxonMobil's refusal to enact nondiscrimination protections demonstrates the need for a presidential order banning anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors, say the authors of a new report on workplace bias.
The city council of Topeka, Kansas, passed an 'equality package' to extend employment nondiscrimination protections to transgender individuals and those in domestic partnerships.
While the federal government no longer discriminates against gay workers, it once went to great lengths to rid itself of them -- and a group is gathering historical materials related to that effort.
Mayor Annise Parker contends a proposed ordinance will still protect trans residents from discrimination.
The LGBT-inclusive measure won unanimous approval by city commissioners last night, but it's subject to a second vote before it becomes law.
Michael Sam's historic recruitment may help boost efforts to gain LGBT rights in Missouri.
Some 53 percent feel they have to hide their identity, says a new Human Rights Campaign Foundation study, which reports on other workplace problems as well.
After being forced out of his position as vice principal at a Catholic high school in Washington, Mark Zmuda is slated to accept a new position as associate principal at Mercer Island High School.