LGBTQ+ Psychology Group Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Employment Discrimination Decision

LGBTQ+ Psychology Group Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Employment Discrimination DecisionThe Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, Division 44 of the AmericanPsychological Association (APA), applauds the June 15, 2020 decision of the United States Supreme 1 Court.This landmark decision ruled that the language of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits sex discrimination in employment, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.Before the ruling, about half of the 8.1 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) people aged 16 and older worked in a state that did not provide employment protection.Workplace protections are a critical component of LGBTQ+ people’s financial stability. Further, LGBTQ+ workers employed by organizations that offer anti-discrimination protections report greater job satisfaction, higher levels of commitment to their employer, and are more productive. Thus, workplace protections are good for workers and good for business.Read more here: https://bit.ly/3l05CZQ

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