Tag: Equality

equal wage for all workers

New Bipartisan Bill Introduced in House Would Phase Out Subminimum Wage, Raising Salaries for Thousands of Disabled Individuals

All around the country, in both rural and urban settings, disabled Americans are working for less than minimum wage. But new legislation introduced in the House would right this wrong, increasing incomes and earning potential for thousands of disabled Americans who are doing their best to earn a decent, living…

Archived: TD Bank, Hilton, Accenture, Kellogg's and Others Demand North Carolina Repeal Radical New Anti-LGBT Law

Letter from major business leaders across the country to be delivered by HRC President Chad Griffin and Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro this morning to Governor Pat McCrory demanding he and the North Carolina General Assembly repeal the radical provisions of discriminatory HB 2 in upcoming legislative session. WASHINGTON…

Archived: N.C. Gov. Blocks LGBT Rights Statewide

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) took a big step backwards on LGBT rights on Wednesday evening by signing House Bill 2, or the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which forbids transgender people from using public bathrooms that correspond to their gender identities. According to the bill, “Public agencies…