Entry #1355: LGBT employment discrimination in Virginia

Current Version

RegionVirginia
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start DateJan 11, 2014
End Datenow
DescriptionIn Virginia public-sector jobs, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity are made illegal by executive order. There are no state protections for private sector employees, and the attorney general has released an opinion stating that localities that have instituted protective policies are outside of their legislative powers.
Sourceshttps://governor.virginia.gov/news/newsarticle?articleId=2561 http://www.openvirginialaw.com/docs/2002-OpVaAttyGen%28AnnRept%29.pdf
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "as of 2/7/20, legislation passed to protect LGBT people from discrimination in hiring as well as housing"


Revision History (1)

Revision by imullin01

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueNo protections
Value Specialambiguous

RadioAndrea created this entry.