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Date Posted: 16:16:38 10/05/17 Thu
Author: PeteIM
Subject: LGBTQ News...


Trump Justice Dept ends transgender workplace protections
WASHINGTON (AP)
— Federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a memo released Thursday that rescinds guidance issued under the Obama administration.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 bars workplace discrimination between men and women but does not extend to gender identity, Sessions said. The Justice Department will take that position in “all pending and future matters,” the memo said.

Read the full Associated Press article here:
https://www.apnews.com/dbabc8e8bfd84a859e61c8ba3c455b77/Trump-Justice-Dept-ends-transgender-workplace-protections

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