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Wednesday, June 29, 2005

RULING DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR TRANSGENDER NON-DISCRIMINATION LAW

‘The American people believe that employees should be judged on performance and nothing else,’ said HRC’s Joe Solmonese.


WASHINGTON — Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese made the following statement regarding a U.S. District Court ruling saying federal law allows transgender Americans to be discriminated against in the workplace:

“The American people believe that employees should be judged on performance and nothing else. Corporate America is leading the way in ensuring that transgender employees are able to do their job free of harassment and discrimination. It’s time for Congress to follow.

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