Despite the defeat of Houston’s equal rights ordinance, the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.
The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.
The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision affirming marriage equality marks an important early step in the fight for gender equality.
The Roberts Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who claimed she was not hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because she wears a hijab.
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.