ERC and WLC to host free workshop on women’s rights in the workplace July 30
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and the Equal Rights Center will be providing another free workshop on women’s rights in the workplace on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Anacostia Library in Southeast Washington, D.C. All are welcome to attend.
Click here to download information about the training in English.
Click here to download information about the training in Spanish.
In response to concerns regarding federal contractor discrimination against LGBT job applicants, the Equal Rights Center and Freedom to Work launched a testing-based investigation of eight federal contractors throughout the country.
The investigation found that when applying to work for federal contractors, LGBT applicants were 23 percent less likely to receive a call-back than their non-LGBT counterpart, even when the LGBT applicant was more qualified than the non-LGBT applicant.
Click here to download a PDF of the report.
Read the Spring 2014 edition of the ERC's quarterly newsletter, the Point. Articles include: Highlights from the 2014 D.C. Fair Housing Symposium, a spotlight on the AccessPRO© from MHRP partner American Standard, and the announcement of our new Junior Advisory Board.
Click here to dowload a PDF of the Point.
For Civil Minds, the ERC's blog
Read the ERC's blog, For Civil Minds, to learn more about a variety of civil rights issues. The blog is updated frequently so remember to keep checking back for new stories and topics.