Tag Archives: gender discrimination

Employer may be liable for firing breast-feeding mother

An employer may be liable for sex discrimination under Title VII for allegedly discharging a female employee because she wanted to express breast milk at work, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.

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Bank of America settles LGBT discrimination claim

Bank of America will pay $7,500 to settle the first action to enforce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new rule prohibiting home lenders from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Lawmakers, witnesses debate measure protecting gay workers from discrimination

WASHINGTON – As lawmakers and advocates urged the passage of legislation they say is needed to stop discrimination against gay and transgendered workers, opponents of the measure voiced constitutional concerns at a Senate hearing.

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