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Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act Prohibit Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation?

A gay couple married. The next day when they reported to work they were fired because they were gay. They had a constitutional right to get married  but no protection from  employment discrimination  based on  their sexual  preference. 636 more words

Law And Policy

Bill O'Reilly sexual harassment settlements to be revealed

Bill O’Reilly was once at the top of the food chain at Fox News until the focus on President Trump’s sexual harassment crashed into allegations of O’Reilly’s own harassment and the cable network cut ties. 998 more words

Sex Discrimination

Are You Experiencing Discrimination at Work? Signs and What to Do about It

When one experiences workplace discrimination, it can be disheartening. For the victim, lost income, reduced work productivity and dissatisfaction, isolation, stress, and unemployment or underemployment often result. 614 more words


First Circuit moves towards acknowledging sexual orientation discrimination prohibited by Title VII

Over the past two months I’ve written about federal employment discrimination lawsuits focusing on LGBT-based discrimination as forms of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 1,100 more words

Sex Discrimination

Dreadlocs and Other Legally Fireable Offenses

The job is yours if you cut your dreadlocks. After hearing this ultimatum, Chasity Jones turned down the job offer at Catastrophe Management Solutions. She then filed a claim with the EEOC for employment discrimination. 651 more words


Embracing the Bends in Life

Nearly two years out of my undergrad, my trajectory forward is something that feels more right then I have ever done in my life. I knew that I wanted to get at the issues that I care about, becoming a lifelong advocate, working towards change. 729 more words

The Sixth Circuit Rules an Employer Violated Title VII by Terminating its Transgender Employee

By R. Joseph Stennis, Jr.

On March 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a district court decision and ruled in favor of a transgender employee who claimed she was terminated by her employer based on her sex pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  484 more words

Labor Law