WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, November 29, at 1:00 pm EST, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will release Working for Inclusion: Time for Congress to Enact Federal Legislation to Address Workplace Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans. Based on extensive research and expert testimony, including that collected at the Commission's public briefing on the subject, the report addresses the question of whether Congress needs to enact a law explicitly banning discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Our Chair, Catherine E. Lhamon, will discuss the report and its findings and recommendations via a telephonic press call on Wednesday, November 29, beginning at 1:00 pm EST. The call-in line for members of the press will be: 1-888-401-4668, Conference ID: 1637341.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, established by the Civil Rights Act of 1957, is the only independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report. Our 51 state Advisory Committees offer a broad perspective on civil rights concerns at state and local levels. The Commission: entering our 7th decade, a continuing legacy of influence in civil rights. For information about the Commission, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Contact: Brian Walch
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