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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has issued an order to protect workers against discrimination.

The new executive order builds on previous protections by adding provisions for gender expression, pregnancy or related medical conditions and marital status.

The order includes hiring, promotion, termination, recruitment and compensation. 

Beshear said the pandemic requires that we draw on the talent of all Kentuckians.

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