Tag Archives: Employment Discrimination

What does Hobby Lobby mean for LGBT employment discrimination?

Tweet Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Elizabeth Deutsch. Elizabeth Deutsch is a student at Yale Law School. She holds an MSc in Gender from the London School of Economics. She enjoys long walks on the elliptical. We’ve all read a lot about the big picture of what the Court decided in the [...]
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Dept. Of Labor: “discrimination on the basis of transgender status is discrimination based on sex”

Tweet In case you needed some clarification, transgender discrimination is illegal. According to the Department of Labor,  it is considered discrimination based on sex and violates Title VII. The Dept. of Labor is the latest federal agency to clarify their policy on anti-trans discrimination: “Labor Secretary Tom Perez said, ‘These changes reflect current law. In Macy v. [...]
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Breaking: Senate passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act

TweetWith a vote of 64-32, earlier today the Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, making it the first time in history the institution has voted to include LGBT people in a non-discrimination law. Though legislating equality has incredibly valid critiques, and it might [...]
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Mother’s Day is Over – But Pregnancy Discrimination Isn’t.

TweetBy Vania Leveille, ACLU Washington Legislative Office & Lenora M. Lapidus, ACLU Women’s Rights Project Women make up almost half the workforce today, and, if they become pregnant, most will work throughout their pregnancy. Given this reality, you probably think the stories below are works of a bygone era. Well, you’d be wrong: A woman [...]
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