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Update July 14, 2015: GLAD and co-counsel Peter Romer-Friedman of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) have filed a class action complaint against Walmart, charging the retailer with discriminating against employees who were married to same-sex spouses by denying their spouses health insurance benefits.
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GLAD has filed a brief of amici curiae and is providing consultation in the case of a Pennsylvania transgender woman, Kate Lynn Blatt, challenging the constitutionality of the exclusion of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) from the definition of disability in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
GLAD’s brief asserts that the GID … Read More →
Update June 17: GLAD and Justice in Aging filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against the Social Security Administration (SSA). Read more
An emergency order issued by SSA effective May 6, 2015, puts a hold – at least temporarily – on issuing new overpayment notices to SSI recipients as a result of a change in recognition of a … Read More →
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