At their April 2 meeting, Buncombe Commissioners will consider adding language to the personnel ordinance that will protect County workers from discrimination based on sexuality and gender identity. This post features live updates from the meeting via Twitter.
Less than a year after three Buncombe County commissioners rejected a resolution that would protect government workers against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the proposition returns to the board for reconsideration tonight.
The loss of business or a job can be a wrenching setback. For photographer Laurel Scherer, an independent contractor, the experience has been especially hard; “struggle” is not too harsh a word to describe it, she tells The Biz, and it has been a protracted one, at that. In the more than two years since […]