The Power of Avian Influenza

The highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that was first identified in the US in December 2014, has spread from wild birds and backyard flocks to chicken and turkey commercial flocks in Arkansas, California, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming, as reported by USDA.

EEOC’s “Sex” Discrimination Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Transgendered Worker Survives Motion to Dismiss

EEOC’s “Sex” Discrimination Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Transgendered Worker Survives Motion to Dismiss

As we have previously reported, the EEOC is pursuing test cases to establish legal protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against “sex” discrimination and harassment as part of its strategic mission even though no federal statute, including Title VII, explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression.