Tag Archives: gender bias

EEOC transgender ruling could allow gay bias claims

WASHINGTON – The recent ruling from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holding that transgendered workers can bring employment bias claims under Title VII is a “game changer” in employment discrimination law, and could lead to claims under the Act based ...

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Future of class actions in Supreme Court’s hands

When the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes, it will not only decide whether more than 1.5 million female Wal-Mart workers can proceed as a class in a gender bias lawsuit, but also another issue: just how similar must plaintiffs' claims be in order to certify a class action?

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Supreme Court hears oral arguments in retaliation case

Workplace romances can be perilous in the best of circumstances. But when an employee is fired after his sweetie files a discrimination complaint against the company, can he sue for retaliation under Title VII? The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court debated that issue during Tuesday's oral argument in Thompson v. North American Stainless.

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