workplace discrimination

Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Gains Piling Up; Battles Still Ahead

In Maine, a congressman running for governor came out as gay. In Hawaii, lawmakers girded for a vote to legalize same-sex marriage. And in the U.S. Senate, seven Republicans joined the Democrats in a landmark step toward banning workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is looking to curb a rise in workplace discrimination complaints against non-English speakers.

Feds Issue Guidelines For ‘English-Only’ Workplaces

Federal officials say more people in the workforce are claiming discrimination because of their English-speaking ability or foreign accents.