Pa. advocates hail SCOTUS ruling protecting LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. (Flickr Commons)

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

Justices heard cases last fall involving plaintiffs who argued that they were wrongfully fired because of their gender orientation and sexual identity.