Culture of Death: Business, Employment, Real Estate

Excerpt: Sections 11-13 of H1722 refer not only to hiring and firing of employees, but to benefits (including health coverage for most workers) -- the “terms, conditions or privileges of employment.” It would add the phrase “gender identity or expression” to the list of banned discrimination categories:

It shall be an unlawful practice …  For an employer, by himself or his agent, because of the race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, which shall not include persons whose sexual orientation involves minor children as the sex object, genetic information, or ancestry of any individual to refuse to hire or employ or to bar or to discharge from employment such individual or to discriminate against such individual in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification. [emphasis added]

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