Gender Discrimination

Employers take note:  the EEOC has issued an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”) for fiscal years 2017-2021.

What’s a Strategic Enforcement Plan?

The EEOC’s SEP describes the areas that will
Continue Reading What Employers Need To Know About The EEOC’s Updated Enforcement Plan

As my colleague Christina Stoneburner wrote earlier in the week, we aren’t even through summer 2016, yet the number of new employment laws and regulations enacted that employers must
Continue Reading Questions About Past Salaries Are The New “Ban The Box” Under Massachusetts’ Far Reaching Pay Equity Law

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(Many thanks to Christina, for her gracious invitation to join the blog as a regular contributor! -Brian)

Continue Reading Executive Order Bars Pennsylvania Contractors and Grantees from Discriminating Against LGBT Individuals

Title VIIAs my colleague Christina Stoneburner posted yesterday and today, North Carolina recently enacted the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which, among other similar state laws that continue cropping
Continue Reading Despite North Carolina And Georgia, Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation May Be Protected Under Federal Law

18691875_sBikram Choudhury, founder of Bikram Yoga or hot yoga as it is colloquially referred, has been the center of several well-publicized sexual harassment lawsuit.  As the trial of one former
Continue Reading Bikram Choudhury’s Wife Ups the Heat on Yoga Guru and Damages His Defense to Sexual Harassment Claims

4629528_sThe Illinois Human Rights Commission recently ruled against Hobby Lobby and found that it had discriminated against a transgendered employee by refusing to let her use the women’s restroom unless
Continue Reading Hobby Lobby Given a Swirlie for Bathroom Policies Applied to a Transgendered Employee