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New York LGBT Employees Fight for Their Employment Rights

New York LGBT workers gain support for their fight to be covered under the FLMA, reports Los Angeles employment lawyer Eric Grover.

07/03/2012 // Los Angeles , CA, USA // Keller Grover LLP // Eric Grover, partner at Keller Grover LLP // (Blog)

In recent years, the LGBT community has made significant progress in gaining rights, but they still lack protection in the workplace. LGBT workers are not eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, leaving them unable to care for a sick family member or spend time with a new baby, says Los Angeles employment lawyer Eric Grover. It is important that NY and every state across the U.S. adopt laws that would give equality to all workers, regardless of their sexual orientation.

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In the year that has passed since Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Marriage Equality Act, thousands of same-sex couples have vowed to take each other “in sickness and in health.” Yet because of discriminatory and inadequate federal laws that deny LGBT spouses the protections guaranteed to their heterosexual counterparts, many LGBT couples are experiencing setbacks as they strive to honor their marriage vows.

In Sickness and in Health? LGBT New Yorkers Need Family Leave Insurance



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