All Items: Sexual Orientation Discrimination

  • 7th Circuit Rules Title VII Does Not Prohibit Sexual Orientation Bias

    Date:
    August 8, 2016

    The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act does not protect employees who claim sexual orientation discrimination.

  • Mississippi Religious Freedom Law Blocked, North Carolina Law Tweaked

    Date:
    July 8, 2016

    A federal judge has blocked a controversial Mississippi law that would have allowed individuals and some public officials to deny services to members of the LGBT community. US District Judge Carlton Reeves issued a preliminary injunction blocking the law minutes before it was set to take effect. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is challenging a similar North Carolina law.

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News: HR guidance on ensuring that workplace policies and practices do not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.