When Barnes & Noble employee Victoria Ramirez told her bosses she was transitioning from male to female, the company prohibited her from working as a woman, then fired her when she complained.
Overall, the conservative majority on the Roberts Court has made it clear that business interests are their interests. But when given another chance to hand corporate owners a big win last week, they hedged.
Banning transgender employees from using restrooms consistent with their gender identities violates federal civil rights laws, an agency ruled.
That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
A new discrimination charge filed with the EEOC claims the retailer has a pattern and practice of discriminating against pregnant employees.
The probable cause determination orders the retail giant to find a “just resolution” for its discriminatory conduct.
More and more states require employers to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant workers, but the Roberts Court is poised to screw that all up.
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.
Deliberate workplace discrimination based on a worker’s HIV-positive status is a pervasive issue for the more than 1.1 million people living with HIV in the United States.