Title VII (The Civil Rights Act of 1964)
A pair of costly settlements in the hospitality industry - one for $1 million, and the other for $690,000 - highlight the risks to employers that fail to take proactive steps to prevent and correct sexual harassment.
Activision Blizzard will pay $18 million and take other actions to settle sexual discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims.
A supervisor's favoritism for a romantic partner in employment decisions does not constitute sex discrimination, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has held.
A federal jury in Florida has awarded $500,000 in punitive damages for sex discrimination to a female sales manager at a Harley-Davidson dealership who was allegedly denied promotion to a general manager role because of her gender.
Tesla must pay about $1 million to a former employee who claimed two supervisors called him the N-word and that his complaints about their conduct were ignored, an arbitrator has ruled.
Directives on LGBTQ rights and racial equity were among the executive orders President Biden issued during a busy first 24 hours in office.
The Michigan employer that lost a landmark Supreme Court case in June involving a transgender former funeral home director has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle the dispute.
Employers that fire an individual merely for being gay or transgender violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Supreme Court has ruled.
News: HR guidance on how to maintain and enforce policies and practices that prohibit discrimination, harassment and retaliation under Title VII.
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