Banning transgender employees from using restrooms consistent with their gender identities violates federal civil rights laws, an agency ruled.
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.
Federal courts are increasingly recognizing Title VII protects against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, which is why a broad ruling in the Hobby Lobby case could be especially devastating.
A recent decision out of San Francisco shows just how difficult it is to hold large corporations accountable through class-action lawsuits, thanks to the Roberts Court.
Conservatives on the Supreme Court try to explain away gutting two important employment discrimination protections. Like toddlers with their fingers stuck in their ears, the opinions in both Vance and Nassar are the equivalent of “la la la, can’t hear you.”
The Department of Labor announced it was lifting rules put in place by the Bush administration that made investigating pay discrimination claims nearly impossible.