publication . Article . 2013

Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Pennsylvania

Mallory, Christy; Hasenbush, Amira;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Pennsylvania’s 174,000 LGBT workers are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent state or federal legal protections. While 33 Pennsylvania localities provide some protections, 69 percent of the state’s workforce could suffer discrimination without recourse based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Pennsylvania teachers, factory workers and law enforcement officers have all faced workplace discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Uniform legal protections could provide more consistent and stronger recourse for the state’s workers at minimal administrative cost to the government. Many Pennsylvania e...
Subjects
free text keywords: Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Pennsylvania, PA, employment discrimination in Pennsylvania, State of Pennysylvania, workplace discrimination in Pennsylvania, sexual orientation, gender identity
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