Our loyal blog readers may recall a post we authored in October 2013 regarding EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC (the “Nebraska Case”), where Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska entered judgment for the employer.
So I’ve noticed that the EEOC likes to adopt major policy shifts in sneaky ways.
Jumping on the coattails of the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, the EEOC has found that discrimination based on sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The LGBTQ movement keeps getting wins. So if you haven’t updated your employee policies yet it’s definitely time to start.
Following up on my earlier posts here and here regarding the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) focus on sex discrimination protection for transgender employees, now the EEOC has turned its attention to discrimination based on sexual orientation.
In a potentially groundbreaking decision that increases legal protections throughout the U.S. for lesbian, gay and bisexual employees, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled on July 15, 2015, that existing civil rights law bars sexual orientation-based employment discrimination.
Hey, EEOC, there’s this newfangled technique known as “track changes.” Look into it!
In this edition of Take 5, Nathaniel highlights five areas of enforcement that U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) continues to tout publicly and aggressively pursue.
In a case we have previously blogged about several times due to spoliation sanctions imposed on the EEOC – most recently here - the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a ruling out of the Middle District of North Carolina and upheld the summary judgment dismissal of an ADA lawsuit brought by the EEOC.
On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long-awaited opinion in the Obergefell case, striking down bans on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional and legalizing same-sex marriage in every state.