The federal civil rights lawsuit could be an important step in holding corporate owners liable for actions of their franchise owners.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that it is the position of the U.S. Department of Justice that discrimination against transgender people is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, representing a reversal of the department’s prior position.
The lawsuits are the first to enforce transgender workers’ rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Look closely at the footnotes, and you’ll see that new EEOC guidelines related to workplace pregnancy discrimination say employers who fail to cover birth control could be guilty of employment discrimination.
A 6-1 ruling gives pregnant workers in Florida more legal protections from on-the-job discrimination.