U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Eleventh Circuit Rules Against Employee Harassed and Forced Out for Being a Lesbian

Jameka Evans/Photo: Lambda Legal
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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Certified Nursing Assistant Fired for HIV Positive Status, Forced to Reveal Viral Load

Granite Mesa Health Center
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Janssen worked at Granite Mesa for nearly a year when he was abruptly fired in September 2013, two days after he notified the Director of Nursing that he had tested positive for HIV. ...
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Updated: LGBT Discrimination Guide for Federal Workers

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Civil service laws have been interpreted to ban sexual orientation discrimination since 1980. These laws now also prohibit gender identity discrimination. ...
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