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The Massachusetts Transgender Public Accommodations Law: What Should My Business Do to Comply?
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • October 7 2016

By now, most people in the Commonwealth are aware that Massachusetts passed a law that prohibits discrimination based on gender identity in places of

Massachusetts Enacts Transgender Restroom Law
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Massachusetts has taken another step in protecting those who do not identify with the sex they were assigned at birth. Effective October 1, 2016

Individual Liability for Violators of New Massachusetts Gender Identity Public Accommodation Statute
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

Effective October 1, Massachusetts business owners who operate “places of public accommodations” will be prohibited from discriminating against

Massachusetts expands protections to transgender individuals
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

As of October 1, “places of public accommodation” in Massachusetts will be prohibited from discriminating based on gender identity. That is, persons

Massachusetts Governor Signs Transgender Public Accommodations Bill Into Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker recently signed the Transgender Public Accommodations Bill into law. Massachusetts now protects transgender

Massachusetts Passes Transgender Accommodations Law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

On July 11, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed Massachusetts's transgender accommodations bill into law, which will allow transgender individuals to

Governor Baker Signs Transgender Accommodations Bill Into Law
  • Royal PC
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

The new law, which takes effect October 1st of this year, prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in public accommodations. It

Massachusetts House of Representatives Overwhelmingly Passes its Transgender Public Accommodations Bill
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

The Massachusetts House of Representatives’ version of the Transgender Public Accommodations Bill, HB4343, overwhelmingly passed with a vote of

The what, where, and when of the Massachusetts trans public accommodations bill
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

In 2011, Massachusetts lawmakers passed H3810, An Act Relative to Gender Identity. The law added gender identity as a protected characteristic to

Massachusetts bans sexual-identity discrimination
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2011

On November 23, 2011, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a bill prohibiting discrimination against transgender individuals in employment, housing, education, and credit.