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Statement on LGBTQ Employment Rights and Rollback of Transgender Health Care Protections

Eòghann Erenfroe June 15, 2020

Empire Justice Center applauds the Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County Ga., holding that LGBTQ employees cannot be fired on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and strongly opposes a new rule promulgated by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services that removed health care protections for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals under the Affordable Care Act.

Read full statement here: Statement on LGBTQ Employment Rights and Rollback of Transgender Health Care Protections