discrimination lgbt http://wmuk.org en Michigan Business Leaders Urge Ban on Gay Discrimination http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-business-leaders-urge-ban-gay-discrimination <p>A group of Michigan business leaders says the state should ban job discrimination based on sexual orientation.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.gongwer.com">Gongwer News Service</a> says Business Leaders for Michigan announced the proposal Thursday. It wants protections for gay and lesbian job seekers added to the state's Elliott- Larsen Civil Rights Act. It prohibits discrimination because of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability. The group says extending protections for sexual orientation would help improve Michigan's business climate.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:09:38 +0000 Andrew Robins 13407 at http://wmuk.org Michigan Business Leaders Urge Ban on Gay Discrimination Kalamazoo Township non-discrimination ordinance covers sexual orientation and gender idenity http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-township-non-discrimination-ordinance-covers-sexual-orientation-and-gender-idenity <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Kalamazoo Township trustees have approved a policy that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:47:33 +0000 Gordon Evans 7263 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo Township non-discrimination ordinance covers sexual orientation and gender idenity