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Sessions ends workplace protections for transgender people under civil rights act - Washington Post

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed a three-year-old Justice Department policy that protected transgender workers from discrimination under federal law. In a memo to his U.S. attorney offices and agency heads, Sessions said that Title VII of ...and more »

In Shift, Justice Dept. Says Law Doesn't Bar Transgender Discrimination - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday ordered the Justice Department to take the position in court cases that transgender people are not protected by a civil rights law that bans workplace discrimination based on sex. The move was ...and more »

The Department of Justice Takes a Stand Against Transgender Rights in the Workplace - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. The Department of Justice has issued a new memo on transgender workplace rights, arguing that a major civil-rights law does not cover ...and more »

Trump Justice Dept Ends Transgender Workplace Protections - U.S. News & World Report

The Trump Justice Department says federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work. Oct. 5, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.. Oct. 5, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Trump Justice Dept Ends Transgender Workplace ...and more »

Sessions Says Title VII Doesn't Protect Trans Workers - Law360

Law360, New York (October 5, 2017, 11:43 AM EDT) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed the federal government's stance that gender identity is protected as part of Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination, saying in a letter obtained ...and more »

Trump's Justice Department just rescinded a memo protecting transgender workers - Vox

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed a previous memo from President Barack Obama's administration that interpreted the Civil Rights Act to protect transgender workers, potentially opening people up to discrimination in the workplace due to their ...and more »

Sessions says civil rights law doesn't protect transgender workers - CNN

Washington (CNN) Attorney General Jeff Sessions has formally determined that a 1964 federal civil rights law does not protect transgender workers from employment discrimination, upending previous guidance issued under the Obama administration. In a ...and more »

Sessions is Taking Away Workplace Protections for Transgender Employees - Mother Jones

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo reversing a federal policy on workplace discrimination against transgender employees, according to a memo first reported by Buzzfeed News Wednesday. “Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination ...and more »

Justice Department rolls back protections for transgender workers - ABC News

The Department of Justice rolled back an Obama-era policy Wednesday that protected transgender workers as part of the Civil Rights Act. Interested in LGBT? Add LGBT as an interest to stay up to date on the latest LGBT news, video, and analysis from ABC ...and more »

Jeff Sessions Just Reversed A Policy That Protects Transgender Workers From Discrimination - BuzzFeed News

The Justice Department under Obama decreed that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned transgender discrimination in the workplace. But in a new memo, the attorney general rescinded the policy. Originally posted on October 5, 2017, at 8:00 a ...and more »