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Obama To Sign Executive Order Protecting Gay Employees Of Federal Contractors

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — After years of prodding from gay rights activists, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, the White House said Monday. The administration says the move builds upon existing protections, which generally […]

June 16, 2014

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Walmart, Throws Women Under The Bus

The Supreme Court continued its recent streak of favoring corporations over individuals and workers today, though this time the margin was anything but narrow: The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the largest employment discrimination case in the nation’s history. The suit, against Wal-Mart Stores, had sought to consolidate the claims of as many as […]

June 20, 2011