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Don't Be A Scrooge! :: 'Tis the Season for Respecting Workers' Rights

CORPORATE | By Caleb Rainey | Dec 10
Though the holidays are often a truly wonderful time of the year, it can also be a time when workers and their families are disrespected and trampled upon.

US Border Patrol: Female Agents Wanted

WORKPLACE | By Astrid Galvan | Dec 10
The U.S. Border Patrol is on a hiring spree for a very specific type of agent: a female one. Only 5 percent of its approximately 21,000 agents around the country are women, and the agency has long called this a problem.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Book On Gay Steelworkers Prompts Union Changes

BOOKS | Sep 6
Anne Balay's "Steel Closets" has won a prestigious prize -- and prompted workplace reforms in a traditionally macho profession.

Risky Work Situations Increase Women's Anxiety, Hurt Performance

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 2
Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, according to a new study.

New Poll: Over 50% of LGBT Community Closeted At Work

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | May 11
A new Human Rights Campaign poll finds that more than half of LGBT workers say they are in the closet at their job.

Amid House intransigence, Democrats Could Attempt to Force ENDA Vote

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Apr 3
With congressional Democrats seeking to force a vote on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives through the use of a discharge petition, the White House indicated Wednesday its openness to using a similar strategy.

Ask Lambda Legal: Out At Work

LEGAL | By EDGE | Mar 17
I just applied for a new job, and am not sure if I should be "out" during the interview process. I don’t think my state protects employees from being discriminated against. Can I be out at my interview or at work without risk of being rejected or fired?

German Court: Implants No Impediment to Police Woman

WORKPLACE | Mar 9
A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit’s breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge Boehner to Allow ENDA Vote

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Dec 8
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill is urging Speaker John Boehner to bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote before the end of the 113th session of Congress.

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