Nebraska, USA: Grand Island City Council Overrides Veto, Provides Protections for LGBT Workers

Written by scott on November 14th, 2012

Grand Island, Nebraska City Council Overrides Veto, Provides Protections for LGBT WorkersIn 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.

Authored By Joseph Patrick McCormick – See the Full Story at Pink News

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