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23 April 2004

Store settles gay bias charges [USA]

Author: Julie Forster, Pioneer Press

Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay $78,750 to settle the case of a former employee who says he was harassed by managers at two St. Paul video stores because he is gay.

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31 May 2006

Judge sides with Muslim in Ramadan scarf lawsuit [USA]

Author: Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services [USA]

A national car rental firm [Alamo Rent-A-Car (part of Vanguard Car Rental)] illegally discriminated against a Muslim woman [Bilan Nur] in the wake of 9/11 by refusing to let her wear a scarf during the holy month of Ramadan, a federal judge has ruled....

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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15 December 2011

Blockbuster settles sexual harassment, retaliation charges for $2M [USA]

Author: Judy Greenwald, Business Insurance

Blockbuster...has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle charges it had subjected female temporary employees to sexual harassment, then retaliated against them for resisting sexual advances and complaining, said the federal Equal Employment...

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