Your Boss Can Still Fire You Just for Being Gay in 19 States

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With the final week of Pride in June quickly coming to a close, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has issued a user-friendly map to guide you through the states where the work that this occasion is all about still needs to be done.

The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is currently accepting complaints of sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in employment based on Title VII’s prohibition against sex discrimination.

*State courts, commissions, agencies, or attorney general have interpreted the existing law to include some protection against discrimination against transgender individuals in Florida.

*North Carolina’s executive order enumerates sexual orientation and gender identity. However, this order has a bathroom carve out for transgender employees making the executive order not fully-inclusive.Updated June 07, 2019

Check out HRC’s site here.

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