civil rights

WA sues O’Reilly Auto Parts for mistreating pregnant employees 

BY: - August 16, 2023

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a civil rights lawsuit against O’Reilly Auto Parts on Wednesday for mistreatment of at least 22 pregnant workers. “I want to underline and underscore that we believe the number of individuals who were harmed is much, much higher than that,” Ferguson said.  The allegations against the major auto parts […]

Harm of anti-LGBTQ laws includes economic pain for communities, families

BY: - July 16, 2023

Roberto Che Espinoza had been thinking about leaving Tennessee after the 2024 election, but in June they noticed that the state attorney general was seeking medical records on gender-affirming medical care, which Espinoza, a nonbinary transgender man, said included their own records. “Being on any kind of list … I knew after the release of […]