Monday, June 16, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Statement on Federal Contract Anti-Discrimination Executive Order


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16, 2014
Contact: Liz Owen | lowen@pflag.org> | (202) 467-8180 ext. 214


FEDERAL CONTRACTOR ANTI-DISCRIMINATION EXECUTIVE ORDER FORTHCOMING FROM WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization for parents, families, friends and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)—issued the following statement from Executive Director Jody M. Huckaby:


We are pleased to learn that President Obama will direct his staff to draft an executive order protecting federally contracted employees against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. PFLAG looks forward to reading the details to understand the impact of this order to ensure that workplace discrimination in federal contracts is prohibited without exemption.”

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