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Government Tells Schools They Must Allow Transgender Students to Use the Bathroom of Their Choice to Continue Receiving Federal Funds

By on May 13, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Government Tells Schools They Must Allow Transgender Students to Use the Bathroom of Their Choice to Continue Receiving Federal Funds

A new directive from the Departments of Justice and Education tells schools that they must allow transgender students to use sex-segregated facilities of their chosen gender identity.

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Comparing Policies to Kennedy’s, AG Holder Expands Rights for Same Sex Couples

By on February 9, 2014 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Attorney General Eric Holder is comparing actions he is taking within the Justice Department to Robert Kennedy’s actions on civil rights in the 1960’s as the agency expands rights for same sex couples.

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The Changing World of Federal Human Resources

By on May 31, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

OPM director John Berry says agencies are asking the agency for guidance on how to deal with the issue of transgendered employees in the workplace. The result is a new set of guidelines, including restructuring the Official Personnel Folder.

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Expanding Federal Employee Benefits for Domestic Partners of Federal Employees

By on September 14, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

In a memo to chief human capital officers, the Office of Personnel Management is expanding a limited use of leave without pay for domestic partners of federal employees.

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Federal Employee Benefits and Domestic Partners

By on March 30, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The appointments of two senior officials at the Office of Personnel Management who are openly gay highlights the potential for change in federal employee benefits for partners of gay federal employees. Here is a quick summary and a survey for readers to express their views on this topic.

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