Articles Posted in Sexual Orientation

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After reading 133 pages of transcripts from yesterday’s two (1, 2) oral arguments in the three LGBT workplace rights cases pending before the Supreme Court, three things are clear to me: Continue reading

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Today, we’re taking a break from wage-and-hour compliance because I’m not sure that you can continue to handle that much fun. How else would you interpret so many people (un)subscribing to this blog yesterday?

Instead, I want to talk about news of this brief that over 200 companies, representing more than 7 million employees, a wide variety of industries, and more than $5 trillion in revenue will file with the Supreme Court today. Continue reading

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The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the prohibition against sex discrimination in Title VII also covers discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

In other words, are there LGBT legal rights in the workplace? Continue reading

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There is a sure-fire way to avoid the uncertainty of when and how the Supreme Court may — legal jargon in 3…2…1… — adjudicate LGBT rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

And that’s to pass a law making LGBT discrimination at work unlawful.

Speaking of which… Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”