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Proposed Texas Bill Gutting Local Sick Leave Laws Would Also Void Non-Discrimination Ordinances

Proposed Texas Bill Gutting Local Sick Leave Laws Would Also Void Non-Discrimination Ordinances

A proposed bill in the Texas Senate (SB 15), which would deny cities the ability to enact paid sick leave ordinances, also contains provisions that would also allow the state to gut the enforcement of non-discrimination ordinances. When it was originally filed by state Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), SB 15 was designed to prevent cities

Three SA Medical Facilities Designated Healthcare Leaders by HRC

Three San Antonio medical facilities have been been named Healthcare Leaders in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Healthcare Equality Index. The three facilities, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Texas and VA South Texas Health Care System, all received perfect scores on HRC’s index. A total of 626 medical facilities across the nation participated

For Second Year, SA Scores 95 on HRC’s Municipal Equality Index

The City of San Antonio maintained its ranking in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 Municipal Equality Index. Now in it’s sixth year, the 2017 MEI scores 506 cities based on 44 criteria including nondiscrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement and the city leadership’s public position on equality. “This year’s Municipal

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