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  1. Executive Order No. 295: Governor Murphy establishes certification program for LGBQT+ – owned businesses

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On May 3, 2022, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 295; requiring the inclusion of LGBTQ+-owned businesses in New Jersey’s existing Minority and/or Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program. The M/WBE program, is a certificate program meant to help businesses access contracts with government entities.  Effective immediately, the order requires that…

  2. U.S. Supreme Court Reaches Critical Conclusion: Title VII Protections Extend to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

    Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit.  – Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, No. 17-1618 (2020) (p.6)   By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Yesterday, in a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled  that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…