HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Gender & Orientation » LGBT (Group) » philadelphia passes groun...

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 07:47 AM

philadelphia passes groundbreaking lgbt protections in healthcare and employment


The Philadelphia City Council passed a groundbreaking new bill advancing LGBT equality today with a sweeping 14-3 vote. Here are a few of the billís provisions:

Businesses that offer employee health plans that include same-sex partners will receive a tax credit incentive.

The cityís health care plan can not discriminate against non-union transgender city employees.

There is also now a Transgender Health Tax Credit to allow companies to cover healthcare needs specific to people who are transgender.

0 replies, 639 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread