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.
UPDATE: New Dates for Women's Rights in the Workplace Presentations
Want to speak with a lawyer about women’s rights in the workplace?
Worried about keeping your job while pregnant? Sexually harassed? Paid less than male co-workers?
Come to a FREE training by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee and the Equal Rights Center at a D.C. library branch. We have updated the dates for this summer's trainings! Follow the links below for details.
Click here to download the PDF brochure in English.
Click here to download the PDF brochure in Spanish.
If you have a disability, you are entitled to certain reasonable accommodations in your place of employment. Learn what your rights are and how to advocate for them to create positive change in your employment.
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