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Has the Supreme Court Shielded Us from Trump Administration Health Care Rules?
The Supreme Court last week handed down a landmark decision barring employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity—a significant step forward in the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the workplace and in broader society. While this case is an important advance in civil rights, it may also undermine the Trump Administration’ s new health regulations designed to eliminate existing civil rights protections.
Pride Month Profiles: Aimee Stephens, Gerald Lynn Bostock and Donald Zarda
For Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Our first profile this year is the three plaintiffs in the 2020 Supreme Court cases that led to the landmark decision protecting the workplace rights of LGBTQ Americans: Aimee Stephens, Gerald Lynn Bostock and Donald Zarda.
Supreme Court Title VII Decision a Major Victory for LGBTQ Workers
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today's Supreme Court decisions, which affirms the labor movement’s long held conviction, in our collective bargaining agreements and our activism, that no one should be fired because of who they are.