Trump's Justice Department Hasn’t Filed Any Civil Rights Act Lawsuits Backing State Government Workers
The Justice Department’s Employment Litigation Section hasn't filed any lawsuits under the Trump administration to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in cases to protect state and local government workers from discrimination. That’s a break from the last Republican and Democratic administrations.
The Federal Government Withdrew Its Lawsuit Against North Carolina Over An Anti-LGBT Law
Earlier this month, North Carolina lawmakers repealed the portion of the state's law that explicitly banned some transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity in government facilities.
Federal Judge Leaves Protections For Transgender Workers In Limbo
Judge Reed O'Connor confirmed late Tuesday that the federal government is halted from enforcing rules for transgender students nationwide, but he punted on the extent to which the injunction suspends protections for transgender workers.
Will Feds Keep Protecting Transgender Workers In Wake Of Court Ruling?
Federal officials will not say if they will continue to investigate complaints from transgender workers while an Aug. 21 injunction is in place. On Tuesday, the Justice Department asked the court for some clarity on that injunction.