If you signed an employment contract in the past 15 years, you likely also signed away your rights to sue your employer if you get fired for bad reasons.
"A war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."
Steffen stressed "unity and militancy at the bargaining table" and his commitment to the campaign against big business and big givers' monetary dominance in politics.
The North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor has launched a campaign to support the fight against racism.
McDonald's workers who were fired last year after being told, "There are too many black people [working] in the store."
Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.
To become more inclusive, to increase efforts to protect transgender workers and to fight for state laws that prevent employers from firing workers for their sexual orientation or gender expression.
Title IX prohibits federally funded educational institutions from discriminating against students or employees based on sex.
A settlement has been reached in a discrimination suit filed by the Vulcan Society and the city over the use of racially based civil service tests that favored white applicants.
A coalition of congressional Democrats introduced legislation to hold employers responsible for their lower-level supervisors' sexual harassment of workers.