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Advocate | With Equality Act Languishing, Companies Need to Step Up

Jun 20, 2019

You can be legally fired for your sexual orientation or gender identity in 26 U.S. states. No federal law, such as the Civil Rights Act of 1965, exists to protect LQBTQ employees from workplace discrimination.

That is the issue at the heart of three U.S. Supreme Court cases scheduled for 2020. Should we add protections for LGBTQ employees to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1965? At Pipeline, our answer is a resounding “yes!” You should not be fired because of who you love or how you identify.

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