Sessions memo changes DOJ position on transgender discrimination

October 06, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Transgender snipby Tammy Binford

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement changing his department’s position on transgender employment discrimination marks a change in the legal landscape, but it doesn’t alter employer obligations under various state and local laws or the position taken by other federal agencies.

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U.S. Senate Approves Several Amendments Dealing with Immigration Enforcement

July 13, 2009 1 COMMENTS

By Hector A. Chichoni

On Wednesday, July 8, 2009, the U.S. Senate approved several amendments dealing with immigration enforcement and benefits that were not included in the 2010 homeland security appropriations bill (H.R. 2892) passed previously by the House of Representatives.

An amendment introduced by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) dealing with E-Verify was passed by a voice vote after a motion by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to table it was rejected 44 to 53.

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