Bathroom Law Case Study

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from creating rules, the state law also overrides all local ordinances concerning any type of wages and accommodations. An example of how this part of the bill is effecting the minimum wage. The North Carolina minimum wage is the same as the Federal government, which is $7.25 an hour. The City of Durham was attempting to pass a minimum wage for the city of $12.33 an hour, which this part of the bill would deny the city to pass this minimum wage. This can be changed for the cities own local government employees, however, they could not force any contractors to this type of minimum wage (Sherman, 2016).
Part III of the HB2 is about the Protection of Rights in Employment and Public Accommodations ("House Bill 2," 2016). What this part of the bill did, was take away the right for people to sue an employer in state court who was fired or dismissed because of discriminatory reasons. The bill also took away the right for people to sue in state court if that person is refused some type of service based on discriminatory reasons. Even though the State of North Carolina has discrimination laws, the fact a person would have to sue in federal court and not state court makes the process even harder for the
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Many who stand against the HB2 are the Millennials who have grown up during the LGBT movement. They are the generation has grown up during the legalization of gay marriage by the United States Supreme Court. Equality if a huge deal in this generation, not only with LGBT but with BLM and women’s right. Close to 73% supported the legalization of gay marriage, however, one has to ask if they actually know what the HB2 law is about ("," 2016). Majority, of course, know about the transgender having to use the bathroom which the sex they have on their birth certificate. However, do they actually know about the restraints the state put on people being able to sue if they are discriminated

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