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LGBTQ Individuals Get Protection on the Job, But Not for Healthcare

On June 16, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation of transgender status. The ruling will affect LGBTQ workers across the country, because most states don’t provide protections from workplace discrimination. However, that decision followed a federal announcement stripping transgender health protections from the Affordable Care Act.  

More Hurdles to Prove Housing Discrimination

On August 28, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

LeadingAge will submit comments to a new proposed rule from the U.S Housing & Urban Affairs Department (HUD) that would make drastic changes to the current process for asserting Disparate Impact.

HHS Issues Proposed Rule to Eliminate Certain Nondiscrimination and Language Access Provisions

On July 2, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

A new proposed rule from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks to eliminate nondiscrimination protections in health care and aging services settings for LGBT people and those with limited English proficiency. LeadingAge Minnesota opposes the proposed rule’s removal of these protections.  

New Guidance: Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act

On August 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

LeadingAge has provided new guidance that summarizes the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guidance should help members answer the following questions: 

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