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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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  • Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS
    Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS

    Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS Supervisor drew pictures that mocked man’s supposed effeminate mannerisms Your boss seems uncomfortable that you’re in a same-sex marriage. He makes lewd ...

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  • LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost
    LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost

    LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost Federal appeals court issues major ruling on sexual-orientation discrimination There’s good news for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) workers. ...

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  • Feds Reach First-Ever Settlement over Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    Feds Reach First-Ever Settlement over Sexual Orientation Discrimination

    Feds Reach First-Ever Settlement over Sexual Orientation Discrimination EEOC sued company for discriminating against lesbian employee Mark down June 23, 2016, as a historic day for lesbian, gay, ...

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  • Woman Awarded $806K After Employer Wouldn't Address Complaints
    Woman Awarded $806K After Employer Wouldn't Address Complaints

    Woman Awarded $806K After Employer Wouldn’t Address Complaints Firefighter says she dealt with years of harassing and discriminatory behavior Working in a traditionally male-dominated field can have ...

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  • Lewd Behavior and Comments Support a Sexual Harassment Claim
    Lewd Behavior and Comments Support a Sexual Harassment Claim

    Under Title VII , for there to be a successful claim for a hostile workplace due to sexual harassment, the behavior must be "severe and pervasive". Just how bad does do the hostile actions need to be ...

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