Protecting Gay Workers A Best Practice, DOJ Report Shows

Law360, New York (June 20, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Justice report issued nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Windsor ruling details new benefits for married same-sex couples and shows that employers would be wise to treat sexual orientation like race, gender or any other characteristic protected by federal anti-discrimination law, lawyers say.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's report to President Barack Obama, issued Friday, laid out an array of steps taken by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies to implement the nation's...
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