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Louisiana Appeals Court to Hear Oral Arguments Monday in Lambda Legal's Case Defending City of New Orleans Same-Sex Domestic Partner Registry and Benefits Policy 01/26/2005

(New Orleans, January 26, 2005) – In oral arguments set for Monday, January 31, at 10 a.m. at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lambda Legal will fight off an attack by an antigay group seeking to end the City of New Orleans’ policy extending health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its gay and lesbian workers as well as the city’s domestic partner registry.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Major Athletes, Performers and AIDS Experts Join Growing Outcry Against Cirque du Soleil for HIV Discrimination; Protest Set for Tomorrow Night in San Francisco 11/19/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Major Federal Court Ruling Protects Gay Workers from Harassment; Lambda Legal Says Decision Will Have Broad National Impact 09/24/2002

(San Francisco, Tuesday, September 24, 2002) -- A federal appeals court today said a gay man who was harassed mercilessly by his supervisor and co-workers can sue under a federal sex discrimination law, in a decision Lambda Legal called a “solid victory” for equality in the workplace that will have broad implications.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
New England Mutual Must Pay Disability Benefits to Policyholder with HIV 03/30/1999

(NEW YORK, March 30, 1999) -- New York's highest court Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling against a major insurance company that sought to circumvent state law and avoid paying benefits to a policyholder disabled by AIDS. Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which worked closely with the policyholder's attorney, Mark Scherzer, applauded the decision.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
New NY State Law Giving Spousal Benefits To Gay Partners of 9/11 Victims Is A 'Significant Step Forward,' But Gay Families Still Unprotected in Tragedies 08/21/2002

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
NEWS CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17: NY, National HIV Names Reporting Must Address Community Concerns 03/16/1999

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada Joins Lambda Legal's Campaign to Expose Harrah's Firing of a Veteran Bartender Who Said 'No' To Mandatory Make-up 02/27/2006

(Reno, Nevada, February 27, 2006) — Lambda Legal today announced the addition of the Progressive Leadership Alliance Nevada (PLAN) to the “Shame on You Harrah’s” campaign. The campaign is focused on Harrah’s firing of a veteran bartender, Darlene Jespersen, because she objected to the casino’s strict, mandatory make-up regimen for female employees.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Redmond City Council Votes to Extend Family Benefits to City Employees with Same-Sex Partner 07/18/2007

Redmond City Council Votes to Extend Family Benefits to City Employees with Same-Sex Partner: Dedicated lesbian and gay employees deserve equal pay for equal work.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Ruling from the Bench, Judge Lifts Georgia Ban on DP Health Benefits 09/22/1999

(ATLANTA, September 22, 1999) -- A Fulton County judge wasted little time at a hearing Wednesday and firmly rebuked Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine's attempts to block implementation of Atlanta's domestic partner ordinance, ordering him to lift his statewide ban on domestic partner coverage in insurance policies, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
San Diego Lesbian Couple Must Have Equal Benefits at Their Country Club, Lambda Legal Says in Filing at California Supreme Court 10/25/2004

(San Diego, October 25, 2004) - Same-sex couples in California should have full and equal benefits at country clubs and other businesses, Lambda Legal said today in a brief filed with the California Supreme Court. Lambda Legal represents a lesbian couple whose San Diego country club refused to treat them like other committed couples.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace

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