(NEW YORK) -- As the federal government aims at expanding protections for LGBTQ people, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state agencies are vowing to dodge those safeguards. In a memo from the Florida education department on Thursday, the agency told state schools to ignore nondiscrimination guidance... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Tuesday warned the U.S. Supreme Court that "survival of the nation is at stake" in a dispute with the state of Texas over a federal law meant to protect military service members from job discrimination after completing a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Sebastian Francisco Perez, a 38-year-old undocumented farmworker from Guatemala, was working at a tree farm in Oregon on June 26 when he died during the record-breaking heat wave that swept across the region. "He had dreams of starting a family with his... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The federal government agency that protects workers from discrimination issued new guidance this week to help inform Americans of their legal protections as more employers ask them to come back to the office or other workplaces. A new guidance document from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As more states lift mask rules and other restrictions put in place during the pandemic and businesses start to invite employees back to work in person, the federal government also is working on how to make sure employers are protecting workers... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration announced Monday it will move to protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will roll back a Trump administration policy that tried to narrow the legal protections... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday night repealing a law that protected health care facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, and their employees from coronavirus lawsuits. The Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act was enacted last year in the... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Although renters and homeowners need to continue making monthly payments in most cases to the landlords or mortgages, Pennsylvanians who find themselves in a tough housing situation due to COVID-19 and financial hardships now have some protection from foreclosure or eviction. Governor... Read More.