Over the weekend, the General Assembly passed House Bill 6599, which adds “gender identity or expression” as a new protected category under employment law. Governor Malloy has indicated that he will sign the bill. Assuming he signs the bill, here’s what you need to know as an employer in Connecticut. (For more background, you
Early Saturday morning, the Connecticut General Assembly passed two bills that will have a significant impact on employers in Connecticut. Both bills now need to be signed by the Governor (who has indicated he will sign them).
First, the Senate passed House Bill 6599, which adds “gender identity or expression” as a new protected…
The on-again, off-again bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression (including transgendered individuals) passed the Connecticut House late Thursday night on a vote along party lines.
The bill, H.B. 6599, would add a new protected class and defines "gender identity as follows:
"Gender identity or expression" means a