In a change of direction from a decision last month, The Grand Island City Council has overridden a mayoral veto, and granted protections for LGBT people working for the city.
The measure, which adds “sexual orientation” to a list of classes the city does not discriminate against, passed 6-4 on Tuesday evening, and the veto by Mayor Jay Vavricek. was overridden by 8 votes to 2, reported the Associated Press.
This new ruling only affects city policy, and does not apply to any other businesses, or employers in the council’s jurisdiction.
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