Published: February 1, 2013
Tags: Bank of America, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Discrimination, Equal Access Rule, gender discrimination, gender identity, HUD, sexual orientation discrimination
Bank of America will pay $7,500 to settle the first action to enforce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new rule prohibiting home lenders from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
WASHINGTON – A bill that would prohibit discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered individuals in the federal jury selection process has been introduced in the Senate.
Transgendered individuals are now protected from employment discrimination in the state of Nevada under new legislation signed into law by Governor Brian Sandoval.
The Nevada legislature passed a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression.
Massachusetts has added transgendered state employees to those protected by workplace non-discrimination laws.