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Title VII

U.S. Supreme Court: Lack of EEOC Filing Not Absolute Bar to Title VII Claims
June 12, 2019
In Fort Bend Cty. v. Davis, the Plaintiff originally accused her employer of sexual harassment and retaliation, and later added claims of religious discrimination.
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Does “Sex” Encompass Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity? The Supremes Will Soon Decide
May 15, 2019
A more conservative Supreme Court than we’ve seen in recent history is poised to consider whether Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination based on “sex” includes sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Being Required to Hire Female Escorts Is Not Actually a Title VII Violation
May 1, 2019
In Butto v. CJKant Resource Group, LLC, a male executive was terminated after complaining about being required to arrange female escorts for his married supervisor and perform other activities to facilitate his supervisor’s infidelity.
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Supreme Court to Decide if Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation, Transgender Status, and Gender Identity
April 22, 2019
The Supreme Court announced on April 22nd that it will address whether federal civil rights laws protect gay, lesbian, and transgender employees from discrimination.
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Patient’s “Turn for the Nurse” Creates Liability for Employer
February 27, 2019
On February 6, 2019, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a nursing assistant could proceed with her Title VII claim based upon the repeated, sexually aggressive behavior toward her by a patient with dementia.
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Title VII Now Covers Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
April 5, 2017
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bars discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
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