Tag: Labor Department

Ada County, LGBTQ, policy

Ada County, Idaho’s Employment Policy Now Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination

While at the federal level, the Trump Administration is making moves that will prevent protections against workplace discrimination for LGBTQ individuals, Ada County, Idaho has expanded its anti-discrimination policies to specifically protect LGBTQ applicants. At the end of August, Ada County commissioners approved the broad wording of the policy after…

labor department, religious, federal contractor, rule

Proposed Labor Department Rule Would Grant Federal Contractor Employers Religious Exemption from Discrimination Claims

A proposed rule under President Trump’s Department of Labor would give certain federal contractors the right to discriminate against people based on religious views. The proposal caused an uproar after the Labor Department announced it earlier this month, mainly because the implications of the rule would likely disproportionately affect LGBTQ…