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Companies hiring during the COVID-19 outbreak

Posted by trans.forming on April 18, 2020 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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ATLANTA — Even though a lot of small businesses have been forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak, there are plenty of businesses that are operational and still hoping to hire. Here’s a list of companies hiring in metro Atlanta. Check back often, we’ll be adding to it as we get more.

Ace Hardware:

Ace, the retailer-owned hardware cooperative, wants to hire 30,000 new full-time, part-time, and seasonal wor...

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Fulton County Jail Staggering Release of 300 Inmates As Protesters Raise Alarm

Posted by trans.forming on April 16, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


The Fulton County District Attorney told WABE he’s working on getting at least 300 jail inmates released with ankle bracelets. Public health experts and advocates for incarcerated people have been urging such measures as both Fulton County inmates and jail employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says a group of 47 Fulton County Jail in...

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Supreme Court Ruling in LGBT case

Posted by trans.forming on April 16, 2020 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming Supreme Court decisions with big implications for LGBTQ communities loom large.

The Supreme Court of the United States is currently considering three cases that ask whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — which prohibits discrimination based on sex — protects LGTBQ people from discrimination in employment. These cases, heard alongside cases in which abortion rights, immigration, and gun control are a...

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Peru found responsible for torture of LGBT person

Posted by trans.forming on April 8, 2020 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)


 


The top human rights court in the Americas has found Peru responsible for the arbitrary detention and rape of an LGBT person.

 

Azul Rojas Marín was stripped, hit and raped with a truncheon by three officers while in custody in 2008, her legal team said.

 

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights said it was an act of torture.

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