New Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination in the Workplace

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New Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination in the Workplace

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – LGBTQ workers across the Mid-South woke up with more rights than they did the night before. A U.S. Supreme Court ruling determined employers cannot discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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BREAKING NEWS: the United States Supreme Court has made the ruling that protects LGBTQ workers from workplace discrimination.

For far too long, people that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer have been discriminated against while at work. After this new Supreme Court ruling, it will be illegal to discriminate against a person for how the identify as an individual. This is a huge step forward in workplace equality.

WMC Action News 5 invited attorney Alan Crone to talk about what this will mean for businesses going forward, and more importantly what it will mean for these individuals.

It has been long overdue to give people the rights at work that they deserve. It is a good thing that we as a country are moving forward in workplace equality instead of treading water where we are. Click the link above to read the article.

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