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Job protections based on sex or gender identity do not extend to sexual orientation, Maryland’s top court rules

August 16, 2023

The Maryland Supreme Court has ruled that state law grants certain job protections to workers on the basis of their sex and their gender identity, but the law does not extend the same protections to people based on their sexual orientation. Its 4-3 ruling Monday is the latest development in a federal lawsuit in which a man who works for Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services alleges the charity broke the law when it cut off his husband’s health care coverage in October 2017.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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