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Implications for Supreme Court’s LGBT Employment Discrimination Decision for Federal Employees

By on June 18, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Implications for Supreme Court’s LGBT Employment Discrimination Decision for Federal Employees

What are the implications for federal employees from the recent Supreme Court decision on workplace discrimination?

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“LOVE Act” and the State Department

By on May 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“LOVE Act” and the State Department

Recently introduced legislation would require the State Department to take actions for firing employees decades ago based on sexual orientation.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

By on August 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

One lawmaker is making a second attempt to push the TSA to develop gender neutral screening procedures at airports.

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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

By on August 7, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Federal Employee Perceptions About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

By on May 18, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Perceptions About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The author says that MSPB’s Merit Principles Survey provides insight into the perceptions of sexual orientation discrimination against LGBT federal employees.

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TSA Releases Guidance on Screening for Transgender Travelers

By on April 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The TSA has published an informational video for transgender air travelers about what they can expect from screening procedures.

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Trump Administration to Revoke Federal Transgender Bathroom Guidance for Public Schools

By on February 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration to Revoke Federal Transgender Bathroom Guidance for Public Schools

The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.

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Kerry Issues Formal Apology for Past Discrimination Against State Department Employees

By on January 9, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Kerry Issues Formal Apology for Past Discrimination Against State Department Employees

Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry issued a formal apology today to his agency’s LGBT employees for any transgressions they may have suffered due to their sexual orientation.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

By on December 6, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would require the TSA to reform its security screening procedures to be more accommodating to transgender travelers.

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Transgender Federal Employees Can Now Use Their Preferred Restrooms in Federal Buildings

By on August 18, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Transgender Federal Employees Can Now Use Their Preferred Restrooms in Federal Buildings

A memo published in the Federal Register gives transgender federal employees the right to use restrooms that correspond to their preferred gender identity.

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