LA bill banning sexual orientation and gender identity bias still alive—barely

The 2019 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature is now in full swing. All of the prefiled employment-related bills we reported in the May issue are still alive, although some are stalled in committee, including a bill that would expand the state antidiscrimination law to cover sexual orientation and gender identity. The outlook for the bills seeking to increase the state minimum wage and mandate paid family and medical leave also remains in doubt. Let's take a look at what our lawmakers have been up to since our last report.

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