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  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination
    U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination

    The word “landmark” does not begin to cover the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County (June 15, 2020) will have on employment discrimination. In a 6-3 decision, the ...

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  • "Thinly Veiled" Discriminatory Remarks Permitted to go to a Jury

    On May 21, 2020, a state appellate court in Manhattan reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a race discrimination case against Montefiore Medical Center. In Bateman v. Montefiore , 2020 N.Y. App. Div. ...

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  • EEOC Issues Storing Statement About National Origin and Race Discrimination During COVID-19 Pandemic
    EEOC Issues Storing Statement About National Origin and Race Discrimination During COVID-19 Pandemic

    EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon has issued a strong message on National Origin and Race Discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ms. Dhillon states: “Crises like the COVID-19 pandemic can bring out the ...

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  • Jury Vindicates Concierge of Posh Residential Building Alleging Discrimination in Workplace
    Jury Vindicates Concierge of Posh Residential Building Alleging Discrimination in Workplace

    On March 10, 2020, the New York Law Journal reported that a New York County jury awarded the estate of a former residential building concierge $1.5 Million in combined compensatory and punitive ...

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  • Does Title VII Ban Employer Discrimination Based on Sexuality?
    Does Title VII Ban Employer Discrimination Based on Sexuality?

    Are LGBTQ+ Workers Protected Under the Law? Though many states, including New York, explicitly state that employees may not be discriminated against or fired due to their sexuality, no US laws ...

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  • Discrimination During the Interview Process
    Discrimination During the Interview Process

    Even before you become an employee, you have legal rights as a job applicant under federal law. The law prohibits employers from discriminating against prospective employees based on age, race, ...

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