Discrimination Against Gays | NJ Discrimination Lawyer

Shock Poll – 9 Out Of 10 Americans Wrongfully Believe Our Federal Government Prohibits Discrimination Against Gays

A recent poll found that 9 out of 10 Americans believed that there was a federal law preventing employers from firing employees that they knew or believed were gay or who are transgender. However, this is not the case. A person who is gay or believed to be gay can be fired from their job with no legal recourse whatsoever in 29 out of our 50 states. Here is a map demonstrating the states that protect gays, people perceived to be gay, and transgender employees. Thankfully, New Jersey law does protect the rights of homosexuals, transgender people and people perceived to be homosexual.

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