EEOC Pushes Its Strategic Enforcement Plan and Advocates for Transgender Workplace Protections Under Title VII

EEOC Pushes Its Strategic Enforcement Plan and Advocates for Transgender Workplace Protections Under Title VII

No federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. Nevertheless, in recent years, the EEOC has advocated — including as part of its strategic plan — that it would pursue protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against “sex” discrimination and harassment

Texting Trouble: Who’s Liable?

By | Tilting the Scales | September 30, 2014
Texting driving

I.M. Dense, a stockbroker employed by BI Lough was driving to a non-business event when he struck and injured a motorcyclist.On personal time, in a personal vehicle and using a personal cell phone, Dense admitted that he was responding with text messages to “cold call” responses from earlier in the day.