Tag Archives: Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

More Studies on Sexual Harassment in PA are Welcome, But Shouldn’t Delay Action

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted two new resolutions to study and monitor sexual harassment in the workplace in Pennsylvania. The first resolution will establish a Task Force on Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace. The taskforce will be … Continue reading

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LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills Introduced in PA House and Senate

To take a break from the myriad of bad news coming out of the Pennsylvanian House of Representatives, we are very happy to report that House Bill 300 was reintroduced along with companion Senate Bill 910. As you may remember, … Continue reading

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Reading, PA, Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Some good news out of southeastern Pennsylvania: the Reading City Council has passed an ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. The ordinance is similar to the one passed by the Allegheny County … Continue reading

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Support for Anti-Discrimination Bill in Harrisburg

Advocacy groups, community members, and legislators rallied to support passage of a state anti-discrimination amendment to Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act in Harrisburg on Tuesday. The bill would provide protection against discrimination in jobs, housing, public accommodations and other areas for … Continue reading

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